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Bowl: C.617-1928

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Object information

Sheldon Collection, Manchester; purchased by Dr J.W.L. Glaisher in December, 1925, for £10.

Named entities

Legal notes

Dr J. W. L. Glaisher Bequest

Acquisition and important dates

  • Method of acquisition: Bequeathed
  • Dates: 1928




The decoration commemorates the capture of Portobello from the Spanish by Admiral Vernon in November 1739. The news of his victory did not reach London until March, 1740.

Measurements and weight

  • Height: 7 cm

Agents depicted

Subjects depicted

Materials used in production

Techniques used in production

Associated department: Applied Arts

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

  • Accession number: C.617-1928
  • Primary reference Number: 75650
  • Old object number: 4754
  • Stable URI

Audit data

  • Created: Saturday 6 August 2011
  • Updated: Tuesday 23 March 2021
  • Last processed: Tuesday 23 March 2021
  • Data source: Adlib

Associated institutions

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