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2359c. (souvenir plate) “Ida lewis Light House, Newport” c.1900.

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2359c. (souvenir plate) “Ida lewis Light House, Newport” c.1900.

2359c. (souvenir plate) “Ida lewis Light House, Newport” c.1900. A bright commemorative plate bright gilt decorated crème and sky blue, featuring a beautiful, detailed b/w image of Lime Rock Lighthouse, the home of Ida Lewis, in Newport , R.I. This bright striking piece measures 8 ¼” in diameter and is enhanced by a light blue edge with decorative gilt trim. Close image of the long pier and lighthouse where the famed heroine Ida Lewis grew up and performed so many daring rescues fills the body of the dish. Close, clear, great detail, pretty piece for your display. Marked “Made in Austria Imported by T.A. Carpenter & Son, Newport, RI.” Very scarce design and image, quite collectible. Clean, bright, light wear to gilded edge. (VG+). $148.