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I See You My Boy: GPL.122-1928

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Current Location: In storage


I See You My Boy


Factory: F. & R. Pratt & Co.
Engraver: Payne, Albert Henry (After)
Engraver: Austin, Jesse




White earthenware, moulded and decorated underglaze with a multicolour transfer print. Circular. On the top 'I See You My Boy', from an engraving by A.H. Payne after Giradet, inscribed 'I SEE YOU MY BOY'; border Fig. VIII k; (Williams-Wood, p. 103), initialled 'JA'.


History note: Possibly bought from Stanley Woolston

Legal notes

Dr J.W.L. Glaisher Bequest

Measurements and weight

Diameter: 10.7 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


From an engraving by A.H. Payne after Giradet.

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Materials used in production


Techniques used in production

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

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: 248/AUG.7.1924/W
  • Method of creation: Inscribed
  • Type: Label
  • Text: I SEE YOU MY BOY
  • Location: On top of pot-lid
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Text: JA
  • Location: On top of pot-lid
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Initials

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: GPL.122-1928
Primary reference Number: 14832
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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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