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Robert Todd Lincoln service plate

Creator:
Mintons
Location:
England
Origin Date:
1875-1890
Materials:
ceramic
Measurements:
overall: 1 in 10 5/16 in
Item ID:
71.2009.082.0697
Holding Institution:
Lincoln Financial Foundation Collection, courtesy of the Indiana State Museum
Available for Viewing:
No
Category:
Three-dimensional Objects

Description

White service plate features gold trim around outer edge and inner depression with Robert Todd Lincoln's monogram in gold on the rim in vine-like script. The gold trim features a design of small circles with dots in the center. The back of the plate has "Mintons Gilman Collamore & Co" printed in maroon. New York. Part of a set of dinnerware purchased by Robert Todd Lincoln, probably during his term as Secretary of War, 1881-1885.