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Object ID # 1962.007.005
Object Name Accessory, Doll
Other Name Dish, Doll
Title Red Riding Hood Toy Plate
Lexicon category 9: Recreational Artifacts
Date Late 19th-century
Place of Origin Unknown
Description Child's toy ceramic plate with green transfer-printed Red Riding Hood illustration and "Red Riding Hood Meets the Wolf" written underneath the illustration. There is a red line around the top perimeter of the plate, and the border also has ornately-emboss-style decor as well. It is likely a late 19th-century toy.
Similar to 1962.007.002 (see RELATED). Green plate was formerly .002b - given own number in 2010.
Makers mark None present
Provenance This toy plate is likely a late 19th-century toy. There is no pottery identification on the piece, which suggests that it pre-dates the 1890s McKinley tariff act. More research is needed to identify the pottery of origin.

This plate belonged to Louise MacKay (neƩ Bishop) of Owen Sound who later married Fred MacKay. Her father was William Avery Bishop, Senior. Her mother was Margaret Louise Greene Bishop. One of her brothers became famous during the First World War (Billy Bishop).
Collection Toys & Games, 19th-c Collection
Material Ceramic/Transfer Print/Glaze/Paint
Dimensions Cir-42 cm
Found Owen Sound, Grey County
Subjects Nursery rhymes
Storytelling
Fairy tales
Fables