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Alas! Poor Bruin: GPL.3-1928

Object information

Titles

Alas! Poor Bruin

Maker(s)

Possibly John Ridgway, Bates & Co.
Possibly Bates, Brown-Westhead, Moore & Co.

Description

White earthenware, moulded and decorated underglaze with a multicolour transfer print. On the top 'Alas! Poor Bruin', without lantern on inn sign, inscribed 'ALAS! POOR BRUIN'; border, a yellow line between two brown lines.

Notes

History note: Probably bought from Stanley Woolston, Cambridge

Legal notes

Dr J.W.L. Glaisher Bequest

Measurements and weight

Diameter: 7.5 cm

Place(s) associated

  • Shelton ⪼ Staffordshire ⪼ England

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1928) by Glaisher, J. W. L., Dr

Dating

Mid-late 19th Century
Victoria I
Circa 1850 CE - 1900 CE

Note

Staffordshire, John Ridgway, Bates & Co. or Bates, Brown-Westhead Moore & Co. Cauldon Place, Shelton.

School or Style

Victorian

People, subjects and objects depicted

Components of the work

Decoration

Materials used in production

Glaze Earthenware

Techniques used in production

Moulding : White earthenware, moulded and decorated underglaze with a multicolour transfer print
Glazing (coating)

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: ALAS! POOR BRUIN
  • Location: On top of pot-lid
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Text: 6/MAY 28.1925/P. & S.42/W
  • Type: Label

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: GPL.3-1928
Primary reference Number: 14358
Stable URI

Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 25 February 2020 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Applied Arts

Citation for print

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The Fitzwilliam Museum (2022) "Alas! Poor Bruin" Web page available at: https://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/14358 Accessed: 2022-06-29 10:08:43

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