George Washington commemorative pitcher

Contributed by Maine Historical Society


George Washington, (1732-1799) was a Revolutionary War general and the first President of the United States serving from 1789-1797.

The Herculaneum Pottery in Liverpool, England, made the piece in about 1800. It is called Washington in Glory, America in Tears.

One side reads "Washington in Glory" and the obverse reads "Peace, Plenty and independence."

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About This Item

  • Title: George Washington commemorative pitcher
  • Creator: Herculaneum Pottery
  • Creation Date: circa 1800
  • Subject Date: circa 1800
  • Town: Portland
  • County: Cumberland
  • State: ME
  • Media: creamware, pottery
  • Dimensions: 21 cm x 21 cm
  • Local Code: A85-121
  • Object Type: Physical Object

For more information about this item, contact:

Maine Historical Society
485 Congress Street, Portland, ME 04101
(207) 774-1822 x230

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