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Tumbler: C.92-1997

Object information

Current Location: In storage


Glassmaker: Unknown




Clear metal, acid-etched. Cylindrical with sloping sides. Decorated on the front with a bust of Queen Victoria facing three-quarters to right, surrounded by a border of scallops and trefoils. Over her head there is a crown, and oneither sides flags inscribed respectively '1837' and '1897'. On each side there is a spray of thistles, and below, a scroll inscribed 'DIAMOND JUBILEE', with a rose below at centre and a shamrock on each side of it.


History note: Unknown before donor

Legal notes

Given by G.H.W. Rylands

Measurements and weight

Height: 9.2 cm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1997-07-14) by Rylands, G.H.W.


19th Century, Late#
Production date: circa AD 1897

People, subjects and objects depicted

Components of the work

Rim Diameter 5.2 cm

Materials used in production


Inscription or legends present

  • Text: '1837' and '1897'
  • Method of creation: Inscribed
  • Method of creation: Inscribed

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.92-1997
Primary reference Number: 26319
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 25 February 2020 Last processed: Thursday 7 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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