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Object ID 1938.006
Object Name Plate
Collection Pewter
Credit line Gift of Mr. Thure Bonander
Date 1938
Made Gothenburg, Sweden
Makers mark Gold and blue manufacturer's sticker on the back with text: "J. Martin /Johahsson / Juvelerare / Crowned Initials / Kungl, Hofleverantor / Goteborg".
Description Pewter presentation plate from the Delaware Tercentenary that has a 7 1/2 inch diameter central image of a harbour scene in Marstrand, Sweden and text " Marstrand". The design is surrounded by two double bands 1 3/8 inches apart with text "1638 1938 Fran mor Annikas Federnebygd Dar Jensarna Sova Under Kyrkohallen / Fran Marstrands Invanare Till Delaware - Minnet". There is a soldered brass triangular hanger and gold and blue manufacturer's sticker on the back with text: "J. Martin /Johahsson / Juvelerare / Crowned Initials / Kungl, Hofleverantor / Goteborg".
Dimensions H-1.25 Dia-13.75 inches
Dimension Details
Provenance The plate was a gift for the Tercentenary Celebrations from the town of Marstrand, Sweden (see letter in file). It was brought from Sweden by the Crown Princess and presented to DHS as part of the Delaware Tercentenary celebrations in 1938.
Subjects Pewter
Commemoration
Souvenirs
Anniversaries
Celebrations
Search Terms Gothenburg
Sweden
New Sweden
Plates
Pewter
Crown Princess of Sweden
Tercentenary Celebration
300th Anniversary
Souvenirs
Celebrations
Anniversaries
Twentieth Century
Material Pewter
Place of Origin Gothenburg, Sweden
Event 300th Anniversary of the Swedish landing in Delaware