David Hoexter told me about your cup plate posting. I am the author of the article that appeared in the TCC Bulletin a while back describing the Great Fire of New York (in 1836) and the 3 transfer patterns produced commemorating the event. While to today's mind, it seems a bid odd to put a disaster such as the NY Fire on dinnerware, you must remember that there was a 19th Century fascination with catastrophic events. And the Dimmock Pottery viewed it as a way to sell its wares.
David is correct about the border of the plate, which is very different from the Phoenix and early fire engines that make up the border of the larger, Dimmock plates. I know of no other maker, but perhaps some of the other members do. We shall wait to see if anyone contributes other material.
Thank you for bring this little gem to our attention. The NY Fire article was published in the Fall, 2010 issue of the TCC Bulletin (Vol. XI, No. 3, p. 12). If you are a TCC Member, you can go to the Bulletin archive from the TCC website and download the article. It was one that was available to the general public and if you cannot access it let me know and I'll send you a copy.
Thanks again for sharing,
Editor, TCC Bulletin
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