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Dessert Plate: "Penitentiary, Philadelphia"

c. 1845
Decorated by the shop of Louis Marie François Rihouët (Paris, 1818–1855) After a drawing by C. Burton
This dessert plate, part of a service, depicts scenes of architectural monuments of Philadelphia. It was either commissioned by Richard Rush--minister to France from 1847 to 1849--or Phoebe Anne Ridgway, wife of Dr. James Rush.

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