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Commemorative Mug

1936.729 (RS211649)

Description

Large pearlware mug with three black transfer-printed scenes on exterior and interior floral border. Scenes are of Walmer Castle, Kent; Wellington as Prime Minister; and The Duke at Waterloo on horseback.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1830-1840
Inscriptions
"WARMER CASTLE KENT / WELLINGTON AS PRIME MINISTER / THE DUKE AT WATERLOO" (printed)
Material
earthenware
glazing (coating)
tin (metal)
transfer printing
Object type
Food Service T&E; Drinking Vessels
Descriptive terms
borders (ornament areas)
commemoratives
earthenware
Floral Border
floral patterns
glazing (coating)
Mug
mugs
tin (metal)
transfer printing
People and organizations
Walmer Castle
Waterloo, Belgium
Wellington, Arthur Wellesley, Duke of, 1769-1852
Dimensions
5 (H), 5 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1936.729
Credit Line
Gift of Miss Josephine Gordon
GUSN
38740

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