An ornate moulded souvenir plate that features a black and white transfer print of the Recreation Grounds in New Plymouth (now Pukekura Park), with a focus on the lake and the mountain view. The plate has a mother-of-pearl and opalescent glaze, and a scalloped edge. " A Present from Taranaki N.Z. " is printed in black ink in elaborate cursive script that curves downward in the upper half of the plate." RECREATION GROUNDS TARANAKI N.Z. " is printed in black ink along the bottom of the transfer image. " BRITANNIA ... PORCELAIN ... WORKS / KARLSBAD / AUSTRIA " is printed in brown ink on the base of the plate. The first line is enclosed on an unfurling banner above a shield form that contains Britannia holding a shield. The last line curves upward beneath the shield.
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