Cornell University Wedgwood Plates

The Wedgwood Company of Etruria England produced a beautiful set of dinner plates based on Cornell University in 1933.  The plates featured a dozen scenes from the Cornell Campus including “The Crescent” as they called it, now known as Schoellkopf Field:

 

crescent

It also featured the statue of Ezra Cornell on campus:

ezra

And the Library Tower:

library

Other buildings on campus that were included in the series were: Sage Chapel, the War Memorial, Balch Halls, Baker Laboratory, Willard Straight Hall, Sibley Dome, McGraw Hall, Myron Taylor Hall and Goldwin Smith Hall. In addition to the blue centered plates with a white border depicted above the plates were also issued in a series with blue borders. Within the border it depicts various vignettes from around Campus:

sibleyThe McGraw Hall Wedgwood Plate

We offer a nice selection of Cornell and other collegiate Wedgwood plates on our website:

Collectableivy.com

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