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  • Place of origin:

    England (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1830-1860 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Museum number:

    E.813-1966

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level D, case C, shelf 161, box B

Physical description

One of 76 sheets of impressions from plates engraved for ceramic transfer-printing on plates of dishes. Decorated with floral patterns, imaginary landscapes, etc. and lettered and stamped with various factory marks, etc. Etching and stipple engraving by unknown artist.

Place of Origin

England (made)

Date

ca. 1830-1860 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Marks and inscriptions

Victoria and Albert Museum Department of Prints and Drawings and Department of Paintings Accessions 1966 pub. HMSO 1967
Full text of entry is as follows:

ANONYMOUS: Ceramics

Sheets (76) of impressions from plates engraved for ceramic transfer-printing on plates and dishes, and decorated with floral patterns, imaginary landscapes etc. English, c.1830-1860.
Many stamped with the mark of the factory or the Patent Office Design Registry.
Etching, stipple engraving. various sizes.
E.764-839-1966

Note: A drawing possibly for a transfer border acquired with these sheets is E.840-1966. The sheets included some duplicate impressions and variants.

The following designs bear identified marks:
D.&S. 'Cearulus' Dimmock & Smith (Hanley, 1826-33 and 1842-59) E.764-1966
'Lahore' E.765-1966
'Lamb' E.766-1966
G.L.A. & Bros. 'Asiatic Pheasants' G.L.Ashworth & Bros. (Hanley, 1862) E.768-1966 H & B 'Park Scenery' Hampson & Broadhurst (Longton, 1847-53) E.769, 770-1966
J F & Co. 'Gothic' Jacob Furnival & Co. (Cobridge, 1845-70) E.771-1966
M 'Campania' Minton's (Stoke, 1840-50) E.772-1966
S. Grinder & Co. 'Mandoline' Samuel Grinder & Co. (Fenton, 1811-43) E.773, 774-1966
Shaw Burslem 'Castanette Dance' Anthony Shaw (Burslem and Turnstall, c.1851-1900) Patent Office Design registration mark for 25 May 1858. E.775-1966
Shaw's 'Peruvian Horse Hunt' Anthony Shaw (Burslem and Turnstall, c.1851-1900) Patent Office Design registration mark for 8 August 1853. E.776-1966
W. Adams & Son 'Cyrene' William Adams & Sons (Potters) Ltd. (Turnstall & Stoke, 1796-) E.777-1966
W R D & Co. 'Humphrey's Clock' William Ridgway, Son & Co. (Stockton-on-Tees, c.1825-55) E.779, 780-1966
Sheets bearing unidentified marks are:
L. W. 'Marathon' E.781, 782-1966
S 'Lawrence' E.783-1966
W & B 'Albion' E.784-1966
E B & Co. 'Chinese' E.785-1966
Two variants of the Willow Pattern are E.821, 822-1966

Descriptive line

One of 76 sheets of impressions from plates engraved for ceramic transfer-printing on plates of dishes. Decorated with floral patterns, imaginary landscapes, etc. and lettered and stamped with various factory marks, etc. Etching and stipple engraving by unknown artist

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

Victoria and Albert Museum Department of Prints and Drawings and Department of Paintings Accessions 1966 pub. HMSO 1967

Techniques

Etching (printing process); Stipple engraving

Subjects depicted

Plates

Categories

Prints

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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