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Pitcher, Cream

Object Name: Pitcher, Cream

Object ID: 2006.002.05

Place of Origin: Hartford, CT

Date: 1890 circa

Description: Cream pitcher, silver or nickel plate, used at the Alpine House (Mount Madison House), Gorham, NH. Oval shaped body with rectangular handle and spout opposite the handle. Decorated with plain bands at the top and bottom. Bottom plate is slightly concave. Engraved in script on side, "G.D.S.", for Guilford Dudley Stratton, manager of the Alpine House from 1882 to 1905. Stamped on bottom, "[anchor] WM ROGERS & SON.16 / HARTFORD CONN." and "205", which is double struck.

Material: Metal
Silver

Dimensions: H-4.77 W-6.437 D-3.625 inches

Provenance: Pitcher has the engraved initials of Guilford Dudley Stratton (c.1845-1934); he and his wife, Evalina Louise Wing Stratton (1851-1926), ran the Alpine House (Mount Madison House), Gorham, NH, 1882-1905. First Alpine House (White Mountain Station House), Gorham, NH, 1850-1872. Second Alpine House (Mount Madison House), 1875-1967.

Credit Line: Gift of Ann W. Stewart

People: Stratton, Guilford Dudley (1845 or 43-1934)

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