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Object ID # 1968.014.004ab
Object Name Jar, Cosmetic
Title Victorian Pot & Lid
Lexicon category 3: Personal Artifacts
Date 19th-century
Year Range from 1845
Year Range to 1880
Place of Origin Staffordshire, England, United Kingdom?
Description Ceramic pot (round) with transfer-printed lid (for hair lotion or a paste). The transfer printing is of a castle scene, with people walking over a bridge in the foreground.
Provenance This is very likely a Victorian pot and lid, made before the 1880s? Likely manufactured at a British pottery. Used by Elizabeth McLean (nee Blythe) and her family at Owen Sound, Grey County. Last owned by Mary A. McLean.

Collection Toiletry & Cosmetic Collection
Material Ceramic/Glaze/Transfer Print
Found Owen Sound, Grey County
People McLean, John
McLean, Mary A.
McLean, Elizabeth