Round Lake Shoreline - Ceramics
These small flakes and bits of quartz and chert indicate the location of prehistoric encampments. They were the detritus of stone-tool manufacture; some may be the final product. The shape, wear and alteration of each piece indicate state of finish and use. Some specimens define material source.
Collection: Round Lake Shoreline
Period: Mid 19th Century - Late 19th Century
This blue underglaze transfer-printed and painted plate was from a common refined white earthenware dinner set. This type of ware was not overly expensive, but required more effort to produce than plainer ware, lending it some qualities associated with refinement.