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Dressing My Lady's Hair: GPL.248-1928

Object information

Titles

Dressing My Lady's Hair

Maker(s)

T. J. & J. Mayer (Factory)

Description

Middle of plaque. White earthenware, moulded, decorated with coloured transfer prints. 'Dressing My Lady's Hair' (Rowland's Macassar Oil); border clipped off; black key plate.

Legal notes

Dr J.W.L. Glaisher Bequest

Measurements and weight

Diameter: 13.4 cm

Place(s) associated

  • Longport ⪼ Staffordshire ⪼ England

Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

Mid-19th Century
Victoria I
Circa 1850 - 1860

School or Style

Victorian

People, subjects and objects depicted

Components of the work

Decoration

Materials used in production

Glaze Earthenware

Techniques used in production

Moulding : White earthenware, moulded, decorated with coloured transfer prints, black key plate
Glazing (coating)

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: T.J. & J. MAYER/LONGPORT
  • Location: On the back
  • Method of creation: Impressed
  • Type: Mark

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: GPL.248-1928
Primary reference Number: 15121
Stable URI

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

Citation for print

This record can be cited in the Harvard Bibliographic style using the text below:

The Fitzwilliam Museum (2022) "Dressing My Lady's Hair" Web page available at: https://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/15121 Accessed: 2022-06-30 11:03:50

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{{cite web|url=https://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/15121 |title=Dressing My Lady's Hair |author=The Fitzwilliam Museum|accessdate=2022-06-30 11:03:50|publisher=The University of Cambridge}}

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