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The Duke of Wellington: GPL.60-1928

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Object information

Current Location: In storage

Titles

The Duke of Wellington

Maker(s)

F. & R. Pratt & Co. (Factory)
After Claudet, Antoine François Jean

Description

White earthenware, moulded and decorated underglaze with a multicolour transfer print. On the top 'The Duke of Wellington', in armchair, without sash, inscribed 'THE LATE DUKE OF/WELLINGTON' and 'OBIIT', 'SEP 14' and '1852'; marbled outer border. After a daguerreotype by Antoine Claudet.

Notes

History note: Possibly bought from Stanley Woolston, Cambridge

Legal notes

Dr J.W.L. Glaisher Bequest

Measurements and weight

Diameter: 12.2 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
After 1852 - Circa 1900

Note

After a daguerreotype by Antoine Claudet

School or Style

Victorian

People, subjects and objects depicted

Components of the work

Decoration composed of ceramic printing colour

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: 78a/NOV.24.1924/W
  • Method of creation: Inscribed
  • Type: Label
  • Text: THE LATE DUKE OF/WELLINGTON
  • Location: On top of pot-lid
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Text: OBIIT
  • Location: On top of pot-lid
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Text: SEP 14
  • Location: On top of pot-lid
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Text: 1852
  • Location: On top of pot-lid
  • Method of creation: Printed

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: GPL.60-1928
Primary reference Number: 14650
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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

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