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Tile - Mr Woodward in the character of Petruchio
  • Mr Woodward in the character of Petruchio
    Green, Guy, born 1729 - died 1803
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Mr Woodward in the character of Petruchio

  • Object:

    Tile

  • Place of origin:

    Liverpool (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1777-1780 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Green, Guy, born 1729 - died 1803 (printer)
    Sadler and Green (factory)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Tin-glazed earthenware with transfer-printed decoration

  • Museum number:

    C.33-1993

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 138, The Harry and Carol Djanogly Gallery, case 4, shelf 8, box TRAY1

Physical description

Tin-glazed earthenware square tile. White background transfer printed in black from an engraved copper plate. The print is a theatrical full length portrait with elaborate border including masks, torches, and musical instruments.

Place of Origin

Liverpool (made)

Date

ca. 1777-1780 (made)

Artist/maker

Green, Guy, born 1729 - died 1803 (printer)
Sadler and Green (factory)

Materials and Techniques

Tin-glazed earthenware with transfer-printed decoration

Dimensions

Width: 128 mm, Thickness: 8 mm

Descriptive line

Tile, tin-glazed earthenware, Guy Green, Sadler and Green, England, 1777-80.

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

Archer, Michael. Delftware: the tin-glazed earthenware of the British Isles. A catalogue of the collection in the Victoria and Albert Museum. London: HMSO, in association with the Victoria and Albert Museum, 1997. ISBN 0 11 290499 8
Ray 1973, No: F1-30.
Ray 1973, No: F1-1.
Ray, Anthony, Liverpool Printed Tiles, Jonathan Horne, London, 1994, pp 13, 57-63.

Materials

Earthenware; Tin glaze; Enamels

Techniques

Glazed; Transfer printed

Subjects depicted

Lyre; Torch; Mask

Categories

Delftware; Ceramics; Tiles; Earthenware

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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