1923 Royal Doulton 12 Plates Ohio Historical Society Pres. Harding
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1923 Royal Doulton 12 Plates Ohio Historical Society Pres. Harding:
There are 12 stunning plates, two each of the six different exotic bird designs. The six birds are also featured around the rim of each plate.
Research on the style and factory numbers lead to the following source. The information is from presidential collection.org. This is a summary of the record from Ohio History Connection.
The plate was made by Royal Doulton of England and hand painted by E. Percy. The back of the plate bears a factory mark and style numbers RA7973 & E8585.
The plates were used by President Harding and the First Lady while visiting Hotel Muehlebach, June 12, 1923. The hotel owner presented the plates to Mrs. Harding as a souvenir. The Ohio Historical Society received the plates from the Harding Memorial Association in 1979.