|Object ID #||1962.007.002|
|Object Name||Accessory, Doll|
|Other Name||Dish, Doll|
|Title||Victorian Red Riding Hood Plate|
|Lexicon category||9: Recreational Artifacts|
|Place of Origin||England, United Kingdom?|
|Description||Child's toy ceramic plate with blue transfer-printed Red Riding Hood illustration and "Red Riding Hood Meets the Wolf" printed under the illustration. There is a red border line around the top perimeter of the plate. The top side of the plate also has ornate moulded decor. This toy plate likely dates from the late 19th-century. Also see 1962.007.005.|
This toy plate was owned in Owen Sound, Ontario. It is likely a late 19th-century toy. The lack of pottery identification suggests that it pre-dates the late 1890s. 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|
|Function||Child's plaything (a toy plate)|