Communion plate, made in Glasgow

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From Martyr's Church, Glasgow

Postcard of Communion plate, made in Glasgow.
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Communion plate, made in Glasgow

This pewter communion plate, made by Graham and Wardroup of Glasgow, was used in the Martyrs' Church, a parish near Glasgow's Merchant City.

The underside of the plate is engraved with a ship in full sail with the text, 'Success to the United States of America' around it.

The maker's mark shows their sympathy for the new American republic.

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Online ID: 000-100-000-572-C
Image Rights Holder: National Museums Scotland
Project: 0098: National Museums Scotland
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Ref: National Museums Scotland  H.KJ 247
Date: 18th or 19th century
Material: Pewter. Inscription: Marks on base: SUCCESS TO THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA [round a ship in full sail] / GRAHAM. 8 WARDROP
Dimensions: 420 mm Dia
What: Plate, communion
Subject: Ecclesiastical, miscellaneous, vestments (NMAS Classification)
Who: Graham & Wardrop (Maker)
Where: United States of America
Description: Communion plate of pewter with a plain edge and flat base, inscribed SUCCESS TO / THE UNITED / STATES OF / AMERICA and GRAHAM. 8 / WARDROP on the underside
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