1956 Wedgwood St. Paul's School Drury Plate Red Transfer 1 Of 2 Concord, Nh
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1956 Wedgwood St. Paul's School Drury Plate Red Transfer 1 Of 2 Concord, Nh:
This is plate 1 of 2 1956 St. Paul's School plates titled "Drury", manufactured by Wedgwood in England. It is part of their re-introduction of their original 1928 plate series on St. Paul's. We love the beautiful rendering of the building and nature-inspired border of squirrels, pinecones, acorns, oaks & fruit that ties the series together. This would make a thoughtful gift (even to oneself) and add superb color to any display. The last photo shows all the series plates we begin with.Condition: No chips, cracks, breaks, or repairs. The color is still vibrant, and plate is clean. Evenly crazed, with light discoloration noted more on the backside. Displays beautifully!Size: 10 3/8Maker Mark: In red underglaze: 1856-1956, a plaque of St. Paul with the school's latin motto in its borders. Wedgwood of Etruria & Barlaston Made in England Logo & Engraved by the Wedgwood Studios Impressed: Wedgwood 1? x57 ~ A note about St. Paul's School ~ Motto: "Perseveret in coels schola sancti Pauli ea discamus in terris qurum G.C.S. fundt 1855." “To learn those things on earth the knowledge of which continues in heaven." This is one of only 6 remaining 100% residential private boarding schools in the US. It is located in Concord, NH. and was founded in 1856. A few of it's notable alumni are: present US Secretary of State John Kerry, Norman Armour, John Jacob Astor IV, Hobey Baker, Daniel Baugh Brewster, Parker Corning, Archibald Cox , Clarence Day, Alexis Denisof, Harmar D. Denny, Jr., Charles S. Dewey, Marshall Dodge, John Franklin Enders, Jeff Giuliano, Malcolm Gordon 1887, Frank Tracy Griswold III, Jeff Halpern 1994, Amory "Amo" Houghton Jr., Clement Hurd, Michael Kennedy, John Lindsay, Michel McQueen Martin, William Moore, J. P. Morgan, Jr., Samuel Eliot Morison, Robert Mueller, Philip Neal, Judd Nelson, Catherine Oxenberg, Lewis Thompson Preston, Jonathan Reckford, Edmund Maurice Burke Roche, Anson Phelps Stokes, Edward L. Stokes, Don Sweeney, William Howard Taft IV, Van Taylor, William Davis Taylor, Augusta Read Thomas, Sir Henry Worth Thornton, Garry Trudeau, Cornelius Vanderbilt III, James Vanderbilt, Sheldon Whitehouse, John Gilbert Winant, Owen Wister, and Efrem Zimbalist, Jr. Our 1956 plates are: The Rectory
Drury <-This listing
The 1928 plates are:
The Old Chapel
The Chapel Across the Pond
S.P.S. Crew of 1927
A Hockey Game
The Old Upper
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