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Tumbler: C.9-1983

Object information

Current Location: In storage


Unknown (Glassmaker)


Clear glass with trailed blue glass rim. Engraved with various symbols, the inscription 'INDEPENDENT ORDER OF ODD FELLOWS' and the name 'ROBERT/CHADBURN' with two fern sprays and a bow below.


History note: The Hilton Gallery, St. Mary's Passage, Cambridge

Legal notes

Purchased with the Napier Fund

Measurements and weight

Diameter: 8.6 cm
Height: 10.3 cm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bought (1983-03-14) by Hilton Gallery


Early 19th Century
Circa 1800 - 1825


The Oddfellows movement began informally in the 18th century. The Independent Order of Oddfellows, Manchester Unity, formed in 1813, has lodges throughout G.B., the Commonwealth and U.S.A.. There are numerous smaller societies of the same 'order'.

Components of the work

Rim composed of blue glass Body Decoration

Materials used in production


Inscription or legends present

  • Method of creation: Inscribed
  • Method of creation: Inscribed

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.9-1983
Primary reference Number: 26293
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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

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