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Inkstand in the shape of a Bust of Lord Brougham: C.1259-1928

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Current Location: Gallery 27 (Glaisher)


Inkstand in the shape of a Bust of Lord Brougham


Production: unidentified London pottery (Perhaps)
Unidentified Derbyshire pottery (Perhaps)




History note: Purchased in Salisbury in 1926 by Dr J.W.L. Glaisher, FRS, Trinity College, Cambridge

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Dr J. W. L. Glaisher Bequest

Place(s) associated

  • London ⪼ England

Acquisition and important dates

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


19th Century, second quarter#
William IV
Circa 1832 CE - 1835 CE


Henry Brougham, (1778-1868), a barrister and liberal politician from 1810, was created First Baron Brougham and Vaux in 1830 and served as Lord Chancellor of England between 1830 and 1834, and . He was popular with the general public because of his support for the Reform Bill of 1832, and the Abolition of Slavery in 1833.

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Identification numbers

Accession number: C.1259-1928
Primary reference Number: 71678
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Wednesday 16 August 2017 Last processed: Friday 8 December 2023

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

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