McArthur Public Library commemorative tea cup, Biddeford, ca. 1905

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McArthur Public Library commemorative tea cup, Biddeford, ca. 1905
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Description

A McArthur Public Library commemorative tea cup, probably to celebrate Biddeford's 50th anniversary as a city. Cups, plates, and possibly more commemorative items were produced and sold by the Tom L. Evans Department Store on Main Street. The china pieces were produced by Wheelock in Germany, and are a fine white china with brown printing and gold accents.

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About This Item

  • Title: McArthur Public Library commemorative tea cup, Biddeford, ca. 1905
  • Creator: Tom L. Evans & Company Department Store
  • Creation Date: circa 1905
  • Subject Date: circa 1905
  • Town: Biddeford
  • County: York
  • State: ME
  • Media: china
  • Dimensions: 7.5 cm x 8 cm x 8 cm
  • Local Code: 2006.28
  • Collection: Special Collections
  • Object Type: Physical Object

For more information about this item, contact:

McArthur Public Library
PO Box 346, Biddeford, ME 04005
(207) 284-4181
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