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"History of Joseph" plate

Period:
19th Century
Description:

This small 'History of Joseph' plate has a dark blue transfer print in the centre, depicting a scene from the Bible of a king surrounded by his estranged brothers.  The plate has an embossed flower pattern around the border, and may have belonged to a child, as it is designed to be educational.

Materials/Media:
earthenware
Dimensions:
diameter 170mm
Source:
Dumfries Museum & Camera Obscura
Accession number:
DUMFM:1953.57.8
Digital Number:
DMDM063n
Creation Date:
1820 - 1840
Copyright:
Dumfries & Galloway Council