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The Interior of the Grand International Building of 1851: GPL.221-1928

Object information

Current Location: In storage

Titles

The Interior of the Grand International Building of 1851
The Opening Ceremony of the Great Exhibition of 1851

Maker(s)

Factory: T. J. & J. Mayer

Entities

Categories

Description

White earthenware, moulded and decorated underglaze with a multicolour transfer print. Circular. On top of lid 'The Interior of the Grand International Building of 1851', opening ceremony, inscribed 'THE INTERIOR OF THE GRAND INTERNATIONAL BUILDING OF 1851' and 'For the Exhibition of Art and Industry of all Nations.'; blue border with reserved oval beads; black key plate.

Notes

History note: Probably bought on 29 February 1925

Legal notes

Dr J.W.L. Glaisher Bequest

Measurements and weight

Diameter: 12.9 cm

Place(s) associated

  • Longport ⪼ Staffordshire ⪼ England

Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

19th Century, Mid-Late
Victoria I
Circa 1851 - 1900

School or Style

Victorian

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, black key plate
Glazing (coating)

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: THE INTERIOR OF THE GRAND INTERNATIONAL BUILDING OF 1851
  • Location: On top of pot-lid
  • Method of creation: Printed

Inscription present: rest of label erased

  • Text: 29/FEB...1925/
  • Method of creation: Inscribed
  • Type: Label
  • Text: For the Exhibition of Art and Industry of all Nations.
  • Location: On top of pot-lid
  • Method of creation: Printed

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: GPL.221-1928
Primary reference Number: 14925
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Friday 16 June 2023 Last processed: Wednesday 13 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Applied Arts

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The Fitzwilliam Museum (2024) "The Interior of the Grand International Building of 1851" Web page available at: https://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/14925 Accessed: 2024-04-17 10:07:26

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