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Model cottage: C.438-1928

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Current Location: In storage


Production: Unidentified (Possibly)
Production: Pill Pottery (Possibly)




History note: Lord Shrewsbury; sold ; Birmingham, Dr and Mrs Davies, corner of Livery Street and Coleman from whom purchased on 3 April 1924 for £10.00 by Dr J.W.L. Glaisher, FRS, Trinity College, Cambridge

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Dr J. W. L. Glaisher Bequest

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Place(s) associated

  • Newport ⪼ Devonshire ⪼ England

Acquisition and important dates

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


This model cottage was unattributed in Bernard Rackham's Catalogue of the Glaisher Collection, 1935. Since then,it has been suggested that it could have come from North Devon, or from Newport, Monmouthshire.

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Inscription present: a heart is drawn between the P and A and there is a space between the first and last two digits of the date

  • Text: P A 1725
  • Location: On one end
  • Method of creation: Incised
  • Type: Inscription

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Identification numbers

Accession number: C.438-1928
Primary reference Number: 75092
Old object number: 4372
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 25 February 2020 Last processed: Wednesday 13 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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