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Francis Bedford (1815-94)

Works of Art Exhibited at Marlborough House, 1854: Majolica Ware. Bottles and Mug 1854

Albumen print | 12.2 x 18.8 cm (image) | RCIN 2800209

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Photograph of a tankard between two bottles. All objects are patterned with floral motifs, and are Turkish, Iznik. The tankard is cylindrical with a square, angular handle. The two bottles have bulbous bodies and long tubular necks expanding slightly at the mouth.
  • Creator(s)

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    Francis Bedford (1815-94) (photographer)

  • 12.2 x 18.8 cm (image)

  • 'Majolica Ware. Bottles and Mug'

  • Commissioned by Henry Cole. Later acquired by Queen Victoria and Prince Albert

  • Object type(s)
      • visual works
        • photographs
    Subject(s)
    • Places
      • Europe
        • Great Britain
          • England
            • Greater London [England]
              • London [Greater London]
                • City of Westminster
                  • Marlborough House [London]
    • Science, Medicine and Technology
      • Ceramics
        • Earthenware
          • Maiolica
      • Home economics
        • Tableware
          • Mugs
    • Arts, Recreation, Entertainment & Sport
      • Decorative techniques & surface decoration
        • Fluted