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Image of Gallery in South Kensington
On display at V&A South Kensington
Ceramics, Room 138, The Harry and Carol Djanogly Gallery

Reverend John Wesley

Bust
ca. 1800-1820 (made)
Artist/Maker
Place of origin

Bust of Reverend John Wesley, lead-glazed earthenware.

Object details

Category
Object type
TitleReverend John Wesley (generic title)
Materials and techniques
Lead-glazed earthenware
Brief description
Bust of Reverend John Wesley, lead-glazed earthenware, made at the factory of Enoch Wood, Burlsem, ca. 1800-1820
Physical description
Bust of Reverend John Wesley, lead-glazed earthenware.
Dimensions
  • Conversion from imperial height: 29.2cm
Marks and inscriptions
'THE REVEREND JOHN WESLEY M.A. FELLOW OF LINCOLN COLLEGE, OXFORD AND FOUNDER OF METHODISM. HE SAT FOR THIS BUST TO MR ENOCH WOOD SCULPTOR BURSLEM 1781 AND DIED IN 1791 AGED 88 YEARS' (impressed)
Gallery label
Bust depicting Reverend John Wesley Made at the factory of Enoch Wood, Burslem, Staffordshire, about 1800-20 Mark: 'THE REVEREND JOHN WESLEY M.A. FELLOW OF LINCOLN COLLEGE, OXFORD AND FOUNDER OF METHODISM. HE SAT FOR THIS BUST TO MR ENOCH WOOD SCULPTOR BURSLEM 1781 AND DIED IN 1791 AGED 88 YEARS', impressed Lead-glazed earthenware C.182-1924(23/05/2008)
Credit line
Given by Mr Heneage Wynne Finch
Object history
Transferred to B.G.M. L.O.D. 1/1950
Subject depicted
Collection
Accession number
C.182-1924

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Record createdMarch 31, 2008
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