Steamer Oddfellow Ceramic Basket Creator
Alden District Library Subject
Helena Township, Antrim County (Mich.) Subject
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Part of the Artifact Collection, Helena Twp. Historical Museum, Alden, MI Type
Ornamental chinaware basket, oval-shaped, c. 1900. CE01c003p1 shows front: white chinaware with scalloped edge, perforated sides and shell-shaped handles, which are trimmed with lilac paint. Color rendering, printed in center, of steamboat on water; 'STEAMER ODD FELLOW, TORCH RIVER, ALDEN, MICH.' printed below picture. p2 is a detail of rendering in center of basket,from p1. p3 shows back of basket with imprint of maker, 'WHEELOCK MADE IN GERMANY FOR [COY MERC. CO., ALDEN, MICH.] WEIMAR'. '91.5.1' engraved below by Helena Twp. Historical Museum. p4 is a detail of p3.