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Creator:
William Ridgway & Co.
Title:
Tam O'Shanter.
Published/Created:
Hanley, Stoke-on-Trent, England, 1835.
Physical Description:
1 jug : relief-molded tan stoneware, glazed ; height 18 cm (including handle), width 15 cm (including handle), depth 12 cm
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
Parks Jug 41a
Yale Center for British Art, Gift of Stephen Parks, Yale BA 1961
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Copyright Status:
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Classification:
Three-Dimensional Artifacts
Notes:
One side of the jug depicts Tam O'Shanter (from the Robert Burns poem) drinking with friends in a pub. The other side depicts Tam O'Shanter on a horse fleeing from a single witch. "The smaller size jugs have only one witch, the larger ones have two ..."--Hughes.
Impressed on bottom: "Published by W Ridgway & Co, Hanley, October 1, 1835." Also: '2' (?) and '12'.
Title from Hughes's Collector's guide.
Hughes, Kathy. Collector's guide to nineteenth-century jugs, v. 1, no. 26
Henrywood, R. K. Relief-moulded jugs, 1820-1900, pages 65-66
Subject Terms:
Drinking of alcoholic beverages.
Horses.
Parks, Stephen -- Provenance.
Witches.
Form/Genre:
Jugs (vessels)
Stoneware (pottery)
Ceramic (material)
Molding (forming)
Glazed ceramic ware (visual works)
Contributors:
Based on (work): Burns, Robert, (1759-1796). Tam O'Shanter.
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