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Flask: C.131-1975

Object information

Current Location: In storage


Production: Unknown




Clear glass, moulded on one side with portrait of 'Jenny Lind' and inscribed with her name. Reverse side moulded with a picture of the glass factory and inscribed 'Fisherville Glass Works'.


History note: Ivan Napier Collection

Legal notes

Given by Miss E.H. Bolitho through the Friends of the Fitzwilliam

Measurements and weight

Height: 25.0 cm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1975) by Bolitho, E.H., Miss


20th Century
Circa 1900 CE - 1975 CE


This is an Imitation of a 19th century American flask.

People, subjects and objects depicted

Materials used in production

Clear glass

Techniques used in production

Moulding : Moulded glass

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: Jenny Lind
  • Location: On flask, front
  • Method of creation: Inscribed
  • Type: Inscription
  • Text: Fisherville Glass Works
  • Location: On flask, reverse
  • Method of creation: Inscribed
  • Type: Mark

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.131-1975
Primary reference Number: 27327
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 25 February 2020 Last processed: Thursday 3 August 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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