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Lord Byron (1788-1824): C.804-2016

Object information

Awaiting location update

Titles

Lord Byron (1788-1824)

Maker(s)

Goss, William Henry (Sculptor)

Notes

History note: The estate of G. D. V. Glynn

Legal notes

Accepted by H. M. Government in lieu of Inheritance Tax from the estate of G. D. V. Glynn, and allocated to the Fitzwilliam Museum

Measurements and weight

Height: 17.1 cm
Length: 11.8 cm
Width: 7.3 cm

Relative size of this object

11.8 cm17.1 cm What does this represent?

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Place(s) associated

  • Stoke-on-Trent ⪼ Staffordshire ⪼ England

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Allocated (2016-01-25) by H.M. Government

Dating

Late 19th Century
Circa 1880 CE - 1889 CE

Components of the work

Base Length 5.7 cm Width 5.5 cm

Materials used in production

Parian (porcelain)

Techniques used in production

Slip casting

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: BYRON
  • Location: Front of socle
  • Method of creation: Marked
  • Type: Name
  • Text: COPYRIGHT AS ACT DIRECTS / W.H. GOSS / STOKE-ON-TRENT / MARCH 30 188[...]
  • Location: Reverse of bust
  • Method of creation: Stamp
  • Type: Maker's name

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.804-2016
Primary reference Number: 215801
Old number: 316
Stable URI

Audit data

Created: Tuesday 23 May 2017 Updated: Friday 10 May 2019 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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