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Gilpin's Mills on the Brandywine Creek

Pattern Category: Places

Series: Shell Border, Irregular or Grotto-Shaped Center

Object Type: Dinner and Dessert Wares


  • Diameter: 9.25 inches


This plate shows Gilpin's Mills.  The Mill is famous for its then owner, Thomas Gilpin who revolutionized the production of paper from hand-made to machine-made in 1816. Brandywine Valley is located in Chester County, near Philadelphia.