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Texas Centennial of Statehood plate
Title: Texas Centennial of Statehood plate
Description: Texas Centennial of Statehood commemorative plate, red and white. Obverse: Image of the Texas State Capitol building in the center. Traditional English Staffordshire pattern along the rim, with the image of President Anson Jones on the top; the White House official executive residence 1839-1854 on the right; Bullock's Tavern on the bottom; and the Statehood Capitol on the left. Reverse: Texas The Lone Star State. Centennial of Statehood 1846-1946. A joint resolution passed by the Congress of the United States for the Annexation by Treaty of the Republic of Texas to the Union was approved by the Citizens of Texas On February 19, 1846. President Anson Jones lowered the flag of the Republic of Texas as the Stars and Stripes were unfurled over the Capitol in Austin. Old English Staffordshire ware. Made in Staffordshire, England by the Bedford Potteries established in 1793. Imported exclusively for Daughters of the Republic of Texas.
Description: Historical Note: This commemorative plate was commissioned by the Daughters of the Republic of Texas to celebrate the Texas Centennial of Statehood.
Citation information: ATF0016b, Artifacts collection. Archives and Information Services Division, Texas State Library and Archives Commission.
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