Thanks for the clarification on "Rural Scenery".
I'm excavating a site that dates back to 1841 in Michigan. We have found tons of sherds of "Sydenham" by Joseph Clementson as well many marked by an importer, Davenport Brothers of NY. I wrote an article several years ago for our local archaeological chapter on the finds along with comparative designs that have assisted in dating the pattern. One of the mostly complete items, a small tureen with lid, was curated by the family for over 150 years. I also found out that the family used the set for about 80 years, hence, my question regarding longevity and the proposed idea of making these patterns as replacement items for long curated sets.
In any event, I'm guessing that you are already aware of it, but if not, if you are interested in printed wares submitted to the Great Exhibition, see "Commissioners for the Great Exhibition of 1851, Official Descriptive and Illustrated Catalogue, Volume 2" by Robert Ellis. The volume is available free at Google Books, see page 719 for a description of Clementson wares and others that were exhibited. A number of the elaborate prize winning types that you mentioned are also illustrated.
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