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This dinner plate sherd was recovered during excavations at the Union Pacific Railroad Depot in Lawrence, Kansas. The scalloped shell-like edge is a transferware pattern called "shell-edged" that was popular from the late 1700s to the 1860s. This site served not only as a depot, but also had dwellings, a meat market, a saloon, a possible boarding house or hotel, a grain elevator and other commercial buildings located within the project area excavated in 1995 by Kansas Historical Society archeologists.

Date: 1869-1950

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Item Number: 455801
Call Number: 14DO324-34-18
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 455801

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