Whiteware Tea Cup

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Title

Whiteware Tea Cup

Description

London shape, chrome-painted whiteware tea cups were commonly imported into the United States. The flower vine pattern was commonly seen on nineteenth-century whiteware.

Source

Recovered from excavation prior to construction of Rutgers-Camden dormitory at 330 Cooper Street, Camden, N.J.

Publisher

Rutgers University-Camden

Date

c. 1815-1880; photograph, July 2018

Contributor

Ernie Ariens (Graduate Student, American Material Culture, Spring 2018); photograph by Jacob Lechner.

Rights

Collection of Rutgers-Camden Center for the Arts

Relation

Affleck, Richard, George Cress, Ingrid Weubber, Rebecca White, Kimberly Morrell, and Thomas Kutys. Phase II and Data-Recovery Archaeological Excavations of the Smith-Maskell Site Cooper Street Development Camden, New Jersey. Archaeological Excavation Report, Burlington: URS Corporation.

Format

ceramic demitasse cup, approximately 3" diameter.

Collection

Citation

“Whiteware Tea Cup,” Learning From Cooper Street, accessed April 12, 2024, https://omeka.camden.rutgers.edu/items/show/28.

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