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Dining Service

Haviland & Co.

Frederick Douglass National Historic Site, National Park Service

Frederick Douglass National Historic Site, National Park Service

This dining service was used in the dining room, the largest room in the house. Many visitors were entertained in this pleasant room. It was Anna's custom to cover the table with white linen and serve bountiful homemade meals

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  • Title: Dining Service
  • Creator: Haviland & Co., France
  • Contributor: Frederick Douglass National Historic Site, National Park Service
  • Original Source: http://www.nps.gov/museum/exhibits/frdo/exb/homeinWashington/FRDO1816_1824_1839_saucer.html
  • Source: Frederick Douglass National Historic Site
  • National Park Service Catalog Number: Saucer: FRDO 1824; Plate: FRDO 1816; Soup Bowl and Plate: FRDO 1839
  • Measurements: Saucer: L 13.7, W 9.5 cm; Plate: Dia 23 cm; Soup Bowl and Plate: Dia 20 cm
  • Materials: Ceramic
  • Date: Saucer: c 1888-1896; Plate: c 1888-1897; Soup Bowl and Plate: c 1888-1898

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