William Ridgway & Co, Tam O'Shanter, 1835
- Tam O'Shanter.
- Hanley, Stoke-on-Trent, England, 1835.
- Physical Description:
- 1 jug : relief-molded tan stoneware, glazed ; height 16 cm (including handle), width 13 cm (including handle), depth 11 cm
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- Copyright Status:
- Copyright Information
- Three-Dimensional Artifacts
- 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: '24' and an undeciphered character.
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.
- Jugs (vessels)
Glazed ceramic ware (visual works)
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