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2586b. (souvenir dish) c.1900. “Plum Island Light” House, Newburyport, Mass.

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2586b. (souvenir dish) c.1900. “Plum Island Light” House, Newburyport, Mass.

2586b. (souvenir dish) c.1900. Exquisite bright, detailed pin dish features a detailed b/w image of “Plum Island Light” House, Newburyport, Mass. Dish measures 5 1/8” square with clipped corners and provides a striking contrast to the large detailed image. In 1838 the original twin octagional lighthouses on this spot were replaced by a new pair of octagonal towers built on moveable foundations. In 1856 one of the lighthouses was destroyed by fire and it was decided not to rebuild. The surviving lighthouse received a fourth order Fresnel lens and remains today. Marked Made in Austria [for) Chas. Emmerson & Sons, Importers, Haverhill, Mass. U.S.A.” Very attractive piece. (F-). $164.