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Bust. Purity. Copeland, England, Staffordshire, Stoke-on-Trent. Noble, Matthew, sculptor (British, 1818-1876). Crystal Palace Art Union, distributor, England. Inscription: Maker's name; reverse of bust; marked; CERAMIC AND CRYSTAL PALACE ART UNION PUB. NOVEMBER 1869 COPYRIGHT RESERVED COPELAND L M. NOBLE SC. Parian (porcelain), slip-cast, height, 32.4 cm, length, 18.8 cm, width, 17.5 cm, length, base, 9.8 cm, 1869. Acquisition Credit: Accepted by H. M. Government in lieu of Inheritance Tax from the estate of G. D. V. Glynn, and allocated to the Fitzwilliam Museum.