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Creamware Plate

English creamware plate with basket weave pattern and open loops on edge. Marked “Turner” on back.

Given in memory of Charles Lee Smith, Jr.

ACC 1982.1

OBJ 1982.1.2

8 1/2” in diameter

Estimated age: ca. 1800



What visitors say

Thank you so much for leading us on a guided tour of the Joel Lane House! I had no idea that the kitchen was separate from the main house, and how different the two are. I had always assumed that the most dangerous job for a slave was in the fields, but your expertise showed me that the kitchen (because of the heat and potential for fire) was actually the most dangerous for a slave woman…

Maggie