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Object Name Plate, Commemorative
Catalog Number 0985.13.01880b
Date 1893
Description The commemorative plate is one of a set of fifteen plates (.1880-.1880l), representing each of the Confederate States. This plate is the one representing the State of Tennessee. The plates are white porcelain with gilding and hand-painted scenes in the center, deep plate with a scalloped edge. Two of the fifteen plates are missing. "H&Co L FRANCE" and "F. M. Pooser 1893" on back of plate.
Owned Mrs. E. D. Hotchkiss
Made Haviland & Co., Limoges, France
Provenance The set of fifteen plates commemorate each of the Confederate States and one inclusive of all. The plates for North Carolina and Arkansas are missing. The set was given to Mrs. E. D. Hotchkiss by her co-workers at the Confederate Memorial Literary Society Bazaar held in Richmond in 1893.
People Hotchkiss, E. D., Mrs.
Search Terms Confederate Memorial Literary Society
Subjects Bazaars
Fund raising
Fund raisers