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Purity: C.954-2016

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Object information

Titles

Purity

Maker(s)

Copeland (Manufacturer)
Noble, Matthew (Sculptor)
Crystal Palace Art Union (Distributor)

Notes

History note: The estate of G. D. V. Glynn

Legal notes

Accepted by H. M. Government in lieu of Inheritance Tax from the estate of G. D. V. Glynn, and allocated to the Fitzwilliam Museum

Measurements and weight

Height: 32.4 cm
Length: 18.8 cm
Width: 17.5 cm

Relative size of this object

18.8 cm32.4 cm What does this represent?

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Place(s) associated

  • Stoke-on-Trent ⪼ Staffordshire ⪼ England

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Allocated (2016-01-25) by H.M. Government

Dating

Mid 19th century
Production date: AD/CE 1869-11

Components of the work

Base: Length 9.8 cm

Materials used in production

Parian (porcelain)

Techniques used in production

Slip casting

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: CERAMIC AND CRYSTAL PALACE ART UNION PUB. NOVEMBER 1869 COPYRIGHT RESERVED COPELAND L M. NOBLE SC
  • Location: Reverse of bust
  • Method of creation: Marked
  • Maker's name

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.954-2016
Primary reference Number: 215956
Old number: 80
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Audit data

Created: Friday 26 May 2017 Updated: Friday 31 May 2019 Last processed: Monday 29 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Applied Arts

Citation for print

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The Fitzwilliam Museum (2020) "Bust" Web page available at: https://collection.beta.fitz.ms/id/object/215956 Accessed: 2021-12-02 01:26:30

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