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The Snow Drift: GPL.111-1928

Object information

Current Location: In storage


The Snow Drift


Factory: F. & R. Pratt & Co.
Painter: Landseer, Edwin Henry (After)




White earthenware, moulded and decorated underglaze with a muticolour transfer print. Circular. On top of lid 'The Snow Drift', after Highland Shepherd's Dog in the Snow by Sir Edwin Landseer, R.A. (1834), inscribed 'THE SNOW DRIFT'; line and dot border Fig. VIII a. (Williams-Wood, p. 103)

Legal notes

Dr J.W.L. Glaisher Bequest

Measurements and weight

Diameter: 10.6 cm

Place(s) associated

  • Fenton ⪼ Staffordshire ⪼ England

Acquisition and important dates

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


Mid-late 19th Century
Victoria I
Circa 1860 CE - 1900 CE

School or Style


Components of the work


Materials used in production


Techniques used in production

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

Inscription or legends present

  • Location: On top of pot-lid
  • Method of creation: Printed

Inscription present: the rest of the label is missing

  • Text: 279/June 19th
  • Type: Label

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: GPL.111-1928
Primary reference Number: 14794
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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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