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The Room in which Shakespeare was Born: GPL.52-1928

Object information

Titles

The Room in which Shakespeare was Born
Shakespeare's Birthplace (interior)

Maker(s)

F. & R. Pratt & Co. (Factory)

Description

White earthenware, moulded and decorated underglaze with a multicolour transfer print. On the top 'The Room in which Shakespeare was Born', inscribed 'THE ROOM IN WHICH SHAKESPEARE WAS BORN.'; pearl border.

Notes

History note: Possibly bought from Stanley Woolston, Cambridge

Legal notes

Dr J.W.L. Glaisher Bequest

Measurements and weight

Diameter: 10.4 cm

Place(s) associated

  • Fenton ⪼ 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 - 1900

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: THE ROOM IN WHICH SHAKESPEARE WAS BORN
  • Location: On top of pot-lid
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Text: 59/April 4.1927/W
  • Method of creation: Inscribed
  • Type: Label

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: GPL.52-1928
Primary reference Number: 14642
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

This record can be cited in the Harvard Bibliographic style using the text below:

The Fitzwilliam Museum (2022) "The Room in which Shakespeare was Born" Web page available at: https://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/14642 Accessed: 2022-07-04 09:52:12

Citation for Wikipedia

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{{cite web|url=https://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/14642 |title=The Room in which Shakespeare was Born |author=The Fitzwilliam Museum|accessdate=2022-07-04 09:52:12|publisher=The University of Cambridge}}

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