Ceramic Pitchers with Presidents Photos

British pottery firms turned out creamware pitchers celebrating George Washington, who ironically had just won American independence from Britain. But that is what sold in the American market. Pitchers with subsequent American Presidents were produced, but not in such numbers. These ceramics are in museums and none are for sale.

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Creamware pitcher with print of George Washington by Herculaneum Pottery of Liverpool, England at Museum of Fine Arts. Boston, MA.Creamware pottery jug with bust of George Washington ringed by 15 State names at New Bedford Whaling Museum. New Bedford, MA.Three-handled pitcher with images of George & Martha Washington at Monument House Museum. Groton, CT.He in Glory - America in Tears commemorative creamware pitcher to George Washington by Herculaneum Pottery Co., Liverpool, England at Mattatuck Museum. Waterbury, CT.
Creamware pitcher with print of George Washington (c1810-20) by Herculaneum Pottery of Liverpool, England at Museum of Fine Arts. Boston, MA.Creamware pottery jug (c1794-6) with bust of George Washington ringed by 15 State names at New Bedford Whaling Museum. New Bedford, MA.Three-handled pitcher with images of George & Martha Washington at Monument House Museum. Groton, CT.He in Glory - America in Tears commemorative creamware pitcher to George Washington (c1805) by Herculaneum Pottery Co., Liverpool, England at Mattatuck Museum. Waterbury, CT.
Commemorative creamware pitcher with image of George Washington in Glory, America in Tears at Monument House Museum. Groton, CT.Washington in Glory commemorative creamware pitcher by Herculaneum Pottery Co., Liverpool, England at Mattatuck Museum. Waterbury, CT.Washington in Glory commemorative creamware pitcher by Herculaneum Pottery Co., Liverpool, England at Mattatuck Museum. Waterbury, CT.Creamware pitcher with George Washington memorial from Herculaneum Pottery of England at Yale University Art Gallery. New Haven, CT.
Commemorative creamware pitcher with image of George Washington in Glory, America in Tears at Monument House Museum. Groton, CT.Washington in Glory commemorative creamware pitcher (c1820) by Herculaneum Pottery Co., Liverpool, England at Mattatuck Museum. Waterbury, CT.Washington in Glory commemorative creamware pitcher (c1800-5) by Herculaneum Pottery Co., Liverpool, England at Mattatuck Museum. Waterbury, CT.Creamware pitcher with George Washington memorial (1800-10) from Herculaneum Pottery of England at Yale University Art Gallery. New Haven, CT.
English pottery pitcher with portrait of George Washington at Reagan Museum. Simi Valley, CA.Creamware pitcher showing Apotheosis of George Washington by Herculaneum Pottery at National Portrait Gallery. Washington, DC.Commemorative pitcher showing Apotheosis of George Washington at Jeremiah Lee Mansion. Marblehead, MA.How Washington humbled your foes, Independence commemorative creamware pitcher from Liverpool, England at Mattatuck Museum. Waterbury, CT.
English pottery pitcher (c1800) with portrait of George Washington at Reagan Museum. Simi Valley, CA.Creamware pitcher showing Apotheosis of George Washington (c1800-5) by Herculaneum Pottery at National Portrait Gallery. Washington, DC.Commemorative pitcher showing Apotheosis of George Washington at Jeremiah Lee Mansion. Marblehead, MA.How Washington humbled your foes, Independence commemorative creamware pitcher (c1805) from Liverpool, England at Mattatuck Museum. Waterbury, CT.
Earthenware commemorative pitcher showing George Washington's monument from Staffordshire, England at Connecticut Historical Society. Hartford, CT.Pitcher with image of George Washington, made in England to mark visit of General Lafayette to USA at Federal Hall. New York, NY.Pitcher with image of George Washington, made in England to mark visit of General Lafayette to USA at Nixon Library. Yorba Linda, CA.George Washington cup in Parian Whiteware with blue by William Bloor at Museum of Ceramics. East Liverpool, OH.
Earthenware commemorative pitcher showing George Washington's monument (1820-40) from Staffordshire, England at Connecticut Historical Society. Hartford, CT.Pitcher with image of George Washington, made in England (1824) to mark visit of General Lafayette to USA at Federal Hall. New York, NY.Pitcher with image of George Washington, made in England (1824) to mark visit of General Lafayette to USA at Nixon Library. Yorba Linda, CA.George Washington cup (c1861) in Parian Whiteware with blue by William Bloor at Museum of Ceramics. East Liverpool, OH.
Rockingham-type pitcher showing George Washington in Masonic regalia at Bennington Museum. Bennington, VT.Jug celebrating 100th anniversary of American Revolution at LA County Natural History Museum. Los Angeles, CA.Creamware pottery jug with United States map at New Bedford Whaling Museum. New Bedford, MA.Earthenware pitcher from Staffordshire or Liverpool, England with design of independent American map & George Washington at Brooklyn Museum. Brooklyn, NY.
Rockingham-type pitcher (19th C) showing George Washington in Masonic regalia at Bennington Museum. Bennington, VT.Jug celebrating 100th anniversary (c1876) of American Revolution at LA County Natural History Museum. Los Angeles, CA.Creamware pottery jug (early 19th C) with United States map at New Bedford Whaling Museum. New Bedford, MA.Earthenware pitcher (c1790) from Staffordshire or Liverpool, England with design of independent American map & George Washington at Brooklyn Museum. Brooklyn, NY.
Creamware mug with Great Seal of USA & pitcher with map of USA from Liverpool, England at Museum of Fine Arts. Boston, MA.Ceramic tea pot with image of George Washington at Brooklyn Museum. Brooklyn, NY.George & Martha Washington Toby mugs at Museum of Ceramics. East Liverpool, OH.John Adams, President of the United States commemorative creamware pitcher from Liverpool, England at Mattatuck Museum. Waterbury, CT.
Creamware mug with Great Seal of USA (c1796-1800) & pitcher with map of USA (c1790-1810-20) from Liverpool, England at Museum of Fine Arts. Boston, MA.Ceramic tea pot with image of George Washington at Brooklyn Museum. Brooklyn, NY.George & Martha Washington Toby mugs at Museum of Ceramics. East Liverpool, OH.John Adams, President of the United States commemorative creamware pitcher (c1810) from Liverpool, England at Mattatuck Museum. Waterbury, CT.
President Thomas Jefferson commemorative creamware pitcher by Herculaneum Pottery Co., Liverpool, England at Mattatuck Museum. Waterbury, CT.O Liberty Thou Goddess!, President Thomas Jefferson commemorative creamware pitcher by Herculaneum Pottery Co., Liverpool, England with at Mattatuck Museum. Waterbury, CT.James Madison , President of the United States ceramic pitcher National Museum of American History. Washington, DC.William Henry Harrison Our Country's Hope campaign pitcher at National Museum of American History. Washington, DC.
President Thomas Jefferson commemorative creamware pitcher (1801) by Herculaneum Pottery Co., Liverpool, England at Mattatuck Museum. Waterbury, CT.O Liberty Thou Goddess!, President Thomas Jefferson commemorative creamware pitcher (c1805) by Herculaneum Pottery Co., Liverpool, England with at Mattatuck Museum. Waterbury, CT.James Madison (sic), President of the United States ceramic pitcher (c1809) National Museum of American History. Washington, DC.William Henry Harrison Our Country's Hope campaign pitcher (1840) at National Museum of American History. Washington, DC.
W.H. Harrison, the Ohio Farmer commemorative earthenware pitcher by American Pottery Co., Jersey City, NJ at Buffalo History Museum. Buffalo, NY.Benjamin Harrison & Levi P. Morton campaign pitcher at Benjamin Harrison Presidential Site. Indianapolis, IN.Benjamin Harrison commemorative ceramic pitcher at Benjamin Harrison Presidential Site. Indianapolis, IN.James A. Garfield Rockingham pitcher attrib. Croxall & Sons Pottery at Museum of Ceramics. East Liverpool, OH.
W.H. Harrison, the Ohio Farmer commemorative earthenware pitcher (c1840) by American Pottery Co., Jersey City, NJ at Buffalo History Museum (BECHS). Buffalo, NY.Benjamin Harrison & Levi P. Morton campaign pitcher (1888) at Benjamin Harrison Presidential Site. Indianapolis, IN.Benjamin Harrison commemorative ceramic pitcher (1888) at Benjamin Harrison Presidential Site. Indianapolis, IN.James A. Garfield Rockingham pitcher (c1880) attrib. Croxall & Sons Pottery at Museum of Ceramics. East Liverpool, OH.
Rookwood pottery pitcher with face of assassinated President James A. Garfield at Garfield NHS. Mentor, OH.Creamware pitchers in remembrance of assassinated President James A. Garfield at Garfield NHS. Mentor, OH.Grover Cleveland ironstone pitcher by George Morley & Sons Pottery at Museum of Ceramics. East Liverpool, OH.
Rookwood pottery pitcher with face of assassinated President James A. Garfield at Garfield NHS. Mentor, OH.Creamware pitchers in remembrance of assassinated President James A. Garfield at Garfield NHS. Mentor, OH.Grover Cleveland ironstone pitcher (1884-90) by George Morley & Sons Pottery at Museum of Ceramics. East Liverpool, OH.

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