|Object ID #||1962.007.005|
|Object Name||Accessory, Doll|
|Other Name||Dish, Doll|
|Title||Red Riding Hood Toy Plate|
|Lexicon category||9: Recreational Artifacts|
|Place of Origin||Unknown|
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|
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 (neé 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|
|Found||Owen Sound, Grey County|