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This reconstructed ceramicpitcher was excavated at the Plaster House site in Gray County, possibly a late 19th- or early 20th-century dugout. It is decorated with a blue and brown floral transferware pattern. The occupants of the dugout were most likely the family of Oliver and Anna Mitchell; Oliver Mitchell was described in his obituary as a horse rancher. Settlement in this area of Kansas mostly post-dated the construction of the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railroad in 1872 and experienced a boom during with the construction of the Soule Canal in the mid-1880s.

Date: 1879-1899

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Item Number: 510091
Call Number: 14GY307 3.5" x 3.75"
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 510091

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