teacup and saucer

Object number
2008.2.2 AB
Description
Souvenir teacup and saucer depicting the Brick Market. The cup and saucer feature an image of the Brick Market with masted ships in the background. The reverse of the saucer is marked "Old English Staffordshire Ware Jonrith England, Made in Stafforshire, Alfred Meakin, England, Engraved by CH Whittingham". The cup also features a scroll that reads, "The Brick Market, Newport Rhode Island. Built in 1762 - Peter Harrison, Architect - as a market and granary. Used also as a theater 1793-1853. City Hall 1853-1900 Restored 1928-1930...."
Credit Line
Gift of Adams Taylor
Object Types
teacups, saucers (plates)
Subjects
Brick Market
Related People & Organizations
Taylor, Adams (associated)