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| ||Liverpool pitcher, about 1790
Between the 1780s and 1820s British potteries capitalized on American patriotism by producing and exporting pieces that celebrated the new nation and its heroes. This transfer-printed creamware pitcher lists the population figures recorded by the first U.S. Census in 1790. In 1978 the Smithsonian purchased this pitcher and several other Liverpool pieces from a Pennsylvania collector.
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