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The Pluralist and the Old Soldier: C.1730-1928

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Object information

Current Location: In storage

Titles

The Pluralist and the Old Soldier

Maker(s)

Pottery: Unidentified Liverpool pottery
Printer: John Sadler and Guy Green
Collier, John (Tim Bobbin) (After)

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Categories

Description

Buff earthenware, tin-glazed white on the upper surface and transfer-printed in black. The Pluralist and the Old Soldier; '88' border.

Notes

History note: Sotheby's, 13 November, 1907, par of lot 75' bought by Mr Button (probably Benjamin) for Dr J.W.L. Glaisher, FRS, Trinity College, Cambridge

Legal notes

Dr J.W.L. Glaisher Bequest

Measurements and weight

Depth: 0.7 cm
Height: 12.6 cm
Width: 12.6 cm

Relative size of this object

12.6 cm12.6 cm7 mm What does this represent?

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Place(s) associated

  • Liverpool ⪼ Lancashire ⪼ England

Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

18th century
Production date: circa AD 1775

Note

The design satyrises the wealth of the Church, symbolised by Lincoln Cathedral and the rich cleric. It was derived from The Human Passions Delineated by T. Bobbin, 1773, the plate dated 1770. Lincoln Cathedral was substituted for Ely Cathedral in the original.

People, subjects and objects depicted

Components of the work

Decoration composed of ceramic printing colour ( black)
Front composed of tin-glaze

Materials used in production

buff Earthenware

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.1730-1928
Primary reference Number: 15439
Old object number: 2732.7
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 25 February 2020 Last processed: Tuesday 22 November 2022

Associated departments & institutions

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

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