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Victorian text plaques

Details

Artist

Unknown

Title

Victorian text plaques

Date

About 1837-1901

Medium

Lustre and transfer-printed earthenware

Reference

CVCSC:0255.127.F, 128.F and 129.F

Collection

Marx-Lambert

Status

On Display

These show the effects of combining transfer-prints with painting and banding in lustre. The plaques bear cautionary texts such as "Prepare to meet they God" in picture frame-shaped designs.

Victorian text plaques About 1837-1901 © Compton Verney