I think this is what you seek.
The Detroit Scene series was introduced in 1931 and ran for a number of years, but not sure when it was discontinued. The factory pattern numbers were 2/9217 for the pink printed version and 2/9218 for the blue.
The full set of scenes in the centre have pattern numbers N34 - 45 which date from 1936/7. Some of the prints have the designer William Ogg Fitzgerald printed on the reverse. He was an American designer and the drawings were sent to England to the Spode factory for the engravers to engrave onto copper plates.
The scenes depicted in the series include:
N34 Detroit's First Railway
N35 Detroit's First Post Office Building
N36 Detroit's First Baseball Park
N37 Landing of the First United States Troops in Detroit
N38 Early Detroit Toll Gate
N39 Detroit's First Public School
N40 Birthplace of the Ford Motor Car
N41 Detroit's First Capitol building in Michigan
N42 Detroit's First Hospital in Michigan
N43 Detroit's First Bank in Michigan
N44 Detroit's First Theater in Michigan
N45 Michigan's First Seat of Government
Pattern number N239 - 250 depict variations on the Detroit Scenes and date from 1948.
Hope that makes sense? It comes with a big thank you to Pam Woolliscroft, the last Curator of the Spode Museum who loaded so many pattern histories onto the Museum website over the years and we archived the entire website before it was taken down as Spode finally went bust in April 2009.
If I have the wrong series, please let me know.
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