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Title Cup & saucer, souvenir demitasse with scene "Viaduct of the Jersey City Heights and Paterson Electric Railway," ca. 1893-1900.
Object Name Cup, Demitasse
Other Name Souvenir cup/saucer Viaduct of J.C. Heig
Catalog Number 2001.055.0001
Collection Hoboken Souvenir Memorabilia Collection
Credit Purchase
Description Souvenir demitasse cup and saucer with vignette scene titled "Viaduct of the Jersey City Heights and Paterson Electric Railway." No date (ca. 1893-1900).

The scene shows a single railcar on a trestled viaduct with greenery below it and commercial buildings behind and in the distance. The cup is 2"h and 2.25" diameter. Primary color is orchid with white handle, gilt accents. Vignette has black detailing with green, blue-green and brown fields. Saucer is 4-3/8" diameter in white and orchid. diameter. No maker's mark.

Jersey City Heights and Paterson Electric Railway was actually the Jersey City, Hoboken and Paterson Electric Railway, found in 1893 and leased from 1894-1899 to the New Jersey Electric Railway Company.
Date 1893-1900
Year Range from 1893
Year Range to 1900
Search Terms Jersey City Heights & Patterson Electric Railway
Jersey City, Hoboken & Paterson Street Railway
Imagefile 006\20010550001.JPG
Classification Railroads
Real Estate
Business & Commerce