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La Fayette at Franklin's Tomb

Pattern Category: Heraldic and Commemorative

Series: Floral Border, Irregular Center

Object Type: Dinner and Dessert Wares


  • Diameter: 11 inches
  • Height: 4.125 inches


This washbowl shows the visit of La Fayette to his friend's (Benjamin Franklin's) tomb on the occasion of the General's triumphant return to America in 1824, shown on the pieces with Landing of La Fayette at Castle Garden........etc.  La Fayette also visited the tomb of Washington which is represented by a similar scene.