Heraldic Souvenir Ware - Urn

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Object

souvenir

Title

Heraldic Souvenir Ware - Urn

Production date

1899=1901

Dimensions

: 110 x 113mm
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Description

White crested china, multi colour print of first Hackney coat of arms.

Following the arrival of affordable travel with the railways, from the 1880s William Henry Goss (W.H.Goss) made miniature pieces of china to sell as cheap souvenirs. Called ‘Goss crested ware’ these were printed with crests and coats of arms of the particular town onto each piece.

Production person

Goss China

Associated place

Hackney

Object number

1990.333

On display?

No

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