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Souvenir Witch Plate, c.1920

Date: c.1920

Type: Porcelain



A souvenir plate for Salem featuring a witch on a broom. Plates such as these have been around for over a century. Some of the earliest “witch plates” and “witch cups” were in fact painted by Ida Upton Paine who once lived in the Turner-Ingersoll Mansion.