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Bust - Queen Victoria

Queen Victoria

  • Object:


  • Place of origin:

    Birmingham (made)

  • Date:

    1845-50 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    F. & C. Osler (manufacturer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    moulded glass, with roughened surface

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    Glass, room 131, case 53

Physical description

The bust was produced by mould-blowing and then given a textured surface by grinding and abrading.

Place of Origin

Birmingham (made)


1845-50 (made)


F. & C. Osler (manufacturer)

Materials and Techniques

moulded glass, with roughened surface


Height: 25.5 cm, Width: 15.0 cm maximum, Depth: 11.5 cm

Object history note

Copies of these glass busts of Victoria and Albert were shown by F. & C. Olsper at the Great Exhibition of 1851 in London.

Descriptive line

Bust, England (Birmingham), made by F. & C. Osler, 1845-50

Subjects depicted

Victoria, Queen


ELISE; Glass; Royalty; Portraits


Ceramics Collection

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