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The Prawn Fishers: GPL.100 & A-1928

Object information


The Prawn Fishers


F. & R. Pratt & Co. (Factory)
After Collins, W. (Painter)


White earthenware pot and pot lid, moulded and decorated underglaze with a multicolour transfer print. On the top 'The Prawn Fishers', after W. Collins R.A.'s The Prawn Fishers and The Young Shrimpers; border Fig. VIII a. (Williams-Wood, p. 103).


History note: Possibly bought from Stanley Woolston, Cambridge

Legal notes

Dr J. W. L. Glaisher Bequest

Measurements and weight

Height: 10.5 cm

Place(s) associated

  • Fenton ⪼ Staffordshire ⪼ England

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1928-12-07) by Glaisher, J. W. L., Dr


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

People, subjects and objects depicted

Components of the work


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: 120/Aug 27/W.1924
  • Method of creation: Inscribed
  • Type: Label

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: GPL.100 & A-1928
Primary reference Number: 14765
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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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