Historical information

This plate belonged to the Franklin-Hunter family of Grimshaw Street Greensborough.
Mr W. J. Franklin took over the news agency from Mr Leggo in 1924. Plates of similar type were advertised in 1903 and 1904.
Refer to The Ballarat Star Friday 19 June 1903, page 6 and The Age Saturday 9 April 1904, page 1.


Plate from early 20th century.

Physical description

Octagonal china plate with fluted edge and illustration of mill. Cream glaze with worn gilt around edge, illustration in brown tones.