Fragments of a scratch blue salt glazed stoneware tea set (bottom left) were uncovered at the Philadelphia Almshouse.  High status teawares such as this teapot could have been belonged to the overseer, been reserved for visitors to the Almshouse or were the donations of wealthy patrons. (Katkins and Allitt 2014). 

Temple Anthropology Laboratory and Museum 

Gladfelter Hall- Lower Level, Temple University

1115 Polett Walk, Philadelphia, PA 19122

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