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Dudson, James, 1812–1882

Willie brew'd a peck o' maut.

Hanley, Stoke-on-Trent, England, 1835.
Physical Description:
1 jug : relief-molded white stoneware, glazed ; height 16 cm, width 13 cm (including handle), depth 11 cm
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Parks Jug 42.5
Yale Center for British Art, Gift of Stephen Parks, Yale BA 1961
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Not Evaluated
Three-Dimensional Artifacts
Without maker's mark or registration mark.
Title and maker from Henrywood.
Henrywood, R. K. Illustrated guide to British jugs, plate 436
The jug depicts the titular character from Roberts Burns's "Willie brew'd a peck o' maut," drinking with two friends. A similar design was issued in 1851 by William Ridgway & Co. (see Hughes, v. 1, no. 105).
Subject Terms:
Drinking of alcoholic beverages.
Parks, Stephen -- Provenance.
Jugs (vessels)
Stoneware (pottery)
Ceramic (material)
Molding (forming)
Glazed ceramic ware (visual works)
Based on (work): Burns, Robert, (1759-1796). Willie brew'd a peck o' maut.
William Ridgway & Co.

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