Earthenware plate with engraved transfer of scene from Harriet Beecher Stowe's Uncle Tom's Cabin- 'Eva Wreathing Tom'

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Plate is part of a group of four glazed Earthenware plates with engraved transfers of scenes from Harriet Beecher Stowe's Uncle Tom's Cabin.Scenes are bordered in a floral garland pattern; some general crackling and darkening to glazes, few minor chips and early cracks. Np, circa 1855-65 The plate depicts Eva Wreathing Tom. Scenes on other plates include: Poor Boy 'They Have Sold You' but Your Mother Will Save You Yet ; Little Ava Converting Topsy;Tom and Eva: Your Little Child is Your Only True Democrat