Ceramic Pitchers with US & British History Photos

British and later American pottery firms produced creamware and other pitchers marking various events in American History plus those showing famous persons. Pitchers featuring US Presidents are on another page. Some British history is included. These ceramics are in museums and none are for sale.

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Stamp Act Repealed earthenware teapot by Cockpit Hill of Derby, England at Peabody Essex Museum. Salem, MA.Commemorative creamware pitcher of Peace, Plenty & Independence at Monument House Museum. Groton, CT.Commemorative creamware pitcher with Peace, Plenty & Independence under American eagle by Herculaneum Pottery Co., Liverpool, England at Mattatuck Museum. Waterbury, CT.Creamware pitcher of Peace, Plenty & Independence at DAR Memorial Continental Hall Museum. Washington, DC.
Stamp Act Repealed earthenware teapot (1766) by Cockpit Hill of Derby, England at Peabody Essex Museum. Salem, MA.Commemorative creamware pitcher of Peace, Plenty & Independence at Monument House Museum. Groton, CT.Commemorative creamware pitcher with Peace, Plenty & Independence under American eagle (c1815) by Herculaneum Pottery Co., Liverpool, England at Mattatuck Museum. Waterbury, CT.Creamware pitcher of Peace, Plenty & Independence at DAR Memorial Continental Hall Museum. Washington, DC.
Jug with eagle attrib. to Richard C. Remmey of Philadelphia at Philadelphia Museum of Art. Philadelphia, PA.Creamware pottery jug with American Eagle ringed by 15 State names at New Bedford Whaling Museum. New Bedford, MA.American eagle creamware jug with rings of 15 states from Liverpool, England at Art Institute of Chicago. Chicago, IL.Pitcher with joined rings representing 16 American States in John Marshall House. Richmond, VA.
Jug with eagle (c1865-75) attrib. to Richard C. Remmey of Philadelphia at Philadelphia Museum of Art. Philadelphia, PA.Creamware pottery jug (c1794-6) with American Eagle ringed by 15 State names at New Bedford Whaling Museum. New Bedford, MA.American eagle creamware jug with rings of 15 states (1796-1803) from Liverpool, England at Art Institute of Chicago. Chicago, IL.Pitcher (c1796-1803) with joined rings representing 16 American States in John Marshall House. Richmond, VA.
USA Militia pitcher made in England shows uniformed American officer at National Museum of American History. Washington, DC.Success to America whose Militia is better than Standing Armies - May its Citizens Emulate Soldiers and is Soldiers Heroes commemorative creamware pitcher from Liverpool, England at Mattatuck Museum. Waterbury, CT.By virtue & valour we have freed our country commemorative creamware pitcher by Herculaneum Pottery Co., Liverpool, England at Mattatuck Museum. Waterbury, CT.Creamware pitcher with Maid of the Lamb at DAR Memorial Continental Hall Museum. Washington, DC.
USA Militia pitcher (c1804) made in England shows uniformed American officer at National Museum of American History. Washington, DC.Success to America whose Militia is better than Standing Armies - May its Citizens Emulate Soldiers and is Soldiers Heroes commemorative creamware pitcher (c1810) from Liverpool, England at Mattatuck Museum. Waterbury, CT.By virtue & valour we have freed our country commemorative creamware pitcher (c1800) by Herculaneum Pottery Co., Liverpool, England at Mattatuck Museum. Waterbury, CT.Creamware pitcher with Maid of the Lamb at DAR Memorial Continental Hall Museum. Washington, DC.
Creamware pitcher called Boston Fusilier from Staffordshire or Liverpool, England at Museum of Fine Arts. Boston, MA.Benjamin Franklin - Born at Boston in New England the 17th Jan. 1706 commemorative creamware pitcher by Herculaneum Pottery Co., Liverpool, England at Mattatuck Museum. Waterbury, CT.USA Census creamware pitcher made in England shows populations state by state at DAR Memorial Continental Hall Museum. Washington, DC.USA Census pitcher made in England shows populations state by state at National Museum of American History. Washington, DC.
Creamware pitcher called Boston Fusilier (c1790-99) from Staffordshire or Liverpool, England at Museum of Fine Arts. Boston, MA.Benjamin Franklin - Born at Boston in New England the 17th Jan. 1706 commemorative creamware pitcher (c1800) by Herculaneum Pottery Co., Liverpool, England at Mattatuck Museum. Waterbury, CT.USA Census creamware pitcher (c1790) made in England shows populations state by state (15states + 3 regional) at DAR Memorial Continental Hall Museum. Washington, DC.USA Census pitcher (c1790) made in England shows populations state by state (15states + 3 regional) at National Museum of American History. Washington, DC.
Creamware pitcher with plan of Washington, DC from Herculaneum Pottery of England at Yale University Art Gallery. New Haven, CT.Pitcher with plan of the city of Washington by L'Enfant at Mayflower Society House. Plymouth, MA.Newburyport, MA Bakery commemorative creamware pitcher by Herculaneum Pottery Co., Liverpool, England at Mattatuck Museum. Waterbury, CT.Porcelain pitcher by Tucker Porcelain Factory of Philadelphia at DAR Memorial Continental Hall Museum. Washington, DC.
Creamware pitcher with plan of Washington, DC (1800-7) from Herculaneum Pottery of England at Yale University Art Gallery. New Haven, CT.Pitcher with plan of the city of Washington by L'Enfant (c1792) at Mayflower Society House. Plymouth, MA.Newburyport, MA Bakery commemorative creamware pitcher (c1810) by Herculaneum Pottery Co., Liverpool, England at Mattatuck Museum. Waterbury, CT.Porcelain pitcher (1826-1838) by Tucker Porcelain Factory of Philadelphia at DAR Memorial Continental Hall Museum. Washington, DC.
Creamware pitcher of Harvest Home at DAR Memorial Continental Hall Museum. Washington, DC.Pitcher with picture of Washington building at Tudor Place. Washington, DC.Landing of General Lafayette at Castle Garden, NY earthenware pitcher attrib. to Jersey City Pottery Co., NJ at Brooklyn Museum. Brooklyn, NY.Jug celebrating 100th anniversary of American Revolution at LA County Natural History Museum. Los Angeles, CA.
Creamware pitcher of Harvest Home at DAR Memorial Continental Hall Museum. Washington, DC.Pitcher with picture of Washington building at Tudor Place. Washington, DC.Landing of General Lafayette at Castle Garden, NY earthenware pitcher (c1850) attrib. to Jersey City Pottery Co., NJ at Brooklyn Museum. Brooklyn, NY.Jug celebrating 100th anniversary (c1876) 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.Creamware mug with Great Seal of USA & pitcher with map of USA from Liverpool, England at Museum of Fine Arts. Boston, MA.Longfellow earthenware pitcher by Wedgwood of Staffordshire, England at Brooklyn Museum. Brooklyn, NY.
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 (c1796-1800) & pitcher with map of USA (c1790-1810-20) from Liverpool, England at Museum of Fine Arts. Boston, MA.Longfellow earthenware pitcher (c1880) by Wedgwood of Staffordshire, England at Brooklyn Museum. Brooklyn, NY.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow earthenware pitcher by Etruria of Staffordshire, England at Peabody Essex Museum. Salem, MA.Pitcher for Burlington Cody Inn built by CB&Q railroad at Buffalo Bill Center of the West. Cody, WY.Bucking bronco pitcher at Laramie Plains Museum. Laramie, WY.Creamware pottery jug with view of Iron Bridge at Sunderland, England at New Bedford Whaling Museum. New Bedford, MA.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow earthenware pitcher (1880) by Etruria of Staffordshire, England at Peabody Essex Museum. Salem, MA.Pitcher for Burlington Cody Inn built by CB&Q railroad (1924) at Buffalo Bill Center of the West. Cody, WY.Bucking bronco pitcher at Laramie Plains Museum. Laramie, WY.Creamware pottery jug (c1796) with view of Iron Bridge at Sunderland, England at New Bedford Whaling Museum. New Bedford, MA.
Lusterware pottery jug with view of Iron Bridge over River Weaphen in England at New Bedford Whaling Museum. New Bedford, MA.Commemorative creamware pitchers at Woodman Museum. Dover, NH.Thomas Carlyle earthenware pitcher by Etruria of Staffordshire, England at Peabody Essex Museum. Salem, MA.Pitcher remembering Churchill's Blood, Toil, Tears & Sweat speech in Museum of Nebraska History. Lincoln, NE.
Lusterware pottery jug (c1796) with view of Iron Bridge over River Weaphen in England at New Bedford Whaling Museum. New Bedford, MA.Commemorative creamware pitchers at Woodman Museum. Dover, NH.Thomas Carlyle earthenware pitcher (1881) by Etruria of Staffordshire, England at Peabody Essex Museum. Salem, MA.Pitcher remembering Churchill's Blood, Toil, Tears & Sweat speech in Museum of Nebraska History. Lincoln, NE.

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