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Title(s):

Portable font.

Published/Created:
England, ca. 1840?
Physical Description:
1 font : relief-molded white stoneware ; height 8 cm, diameter 12 cm
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
Parks Jug 69
Yale Center for British Art, Gift of Stephen Parks, Yale BA 1961
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Information
Classification:
Three-Dimensional Artifacts
Notes:
Portable fonts such as the one here were designed for the baptism of infants too ill to bring to church. Minton was a prominent maker of such fonts, from the early 1840s. The present example lacks a maker's mark.
Subject Terms:
Gothic revival (Art)
Infant baptism.
Parks, Stephen -- Provenance.
Form/Genre:
Baptismal fonts
Stoneware (pottery)
Ceramic (material)
Molding (forming)
Contributors:
Minton (Company)
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