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The Thirsty Soldier: GPL.152A-1928

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Object information

Titles

The Thirsty Soldier

Maker(s)

F. & R. Pratt & Co. (Factory)
After Goodall, Frederick (Painter)

Description

White earthenware, moulded, decorated with coloured transfer prints under a clear crazed glaze. Blue, yellow and red with a brown key plate. Circular with a sloping rim and flat central area. 'The Thirsty Soldier', after The Tired Soldier by Frederick Goodall. Encircled by a narrow scroll and semi-circle border and a gilt line; green enamel ground; outer border 123 with three gilt lines.

Notes

History note: Bought by Glaisher on 5th July, 1924

Legal notes

Dr J. W. L. Glaisher Bequest

Measurements and weight

Diameter: 18.5 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
Circa 1860 CE - 1900 CE

Note

An engraving after the original painting by Frank Goodall is illustrated in the Art Journal for 1852, p. 296. Engraved by F. Croll. The size of the original painting is 3ft x 2ft 3in.

People, subjects and objects depicted

Components of the work

Glaze composed of lead-glaze Decoration

Materials used in production

Earthenware

Techniques used in production

Moulding : White earthenware, decorated with coloured transfer prints under a clear crazed glaze, brown key plate

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: GPL.152A-1928
Primary reference Number: 15058
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Wednesday 15 July 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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