Blue and white plate with various Duxbury sites, circa 1915
Gift of Glen Traquair, 2019.106.001
One blue and white plate with scenes of Duxbury including “Duxbury Yacht Race 15 Foot Class,” “Myles Standish House,” “Powder Point Hall,” “John Alden House, 1653,” “Duxbury Free Library,” and “Myles Standish Monument.” It was manufactured by the Wheelock Company in England for sale by P.C. Peterson.
This advertisement from Paul C. Peterson is in the pamphlet for Duxbury Days, a large event held by the Standish Monument Association to raise funds for the monument. Peterson refers to souvenir china, like the one pictured above, and other popular items like postcards.
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