Collection of six Shropshire election jugs and mugs by Unknown Artist

1) Coalport jug, 1906 General Election for Sir Clement Lloyd Hill; 2) Jug, Shrewsbury Election, 1796 for John Hill.


Details

Medium:
China
Acquired in:
1965
Presented by:
Revd Richard Hayes through The Art Fund

This was the Shrewsbury Election in which the bribery and corruption of the electorate were at their worst; 3) Coalport jug with the crest of the Shropshire Yeomanry Cavalry, 1895; 4-5) Crown Devon China mugs of 1959 and 1964 Elections; 6) Jug, Shropshire Election between 1806 & 1818. All jugs are inscribed and between 12.5 and 21 cm high.

Provenance

Richard Hayes.

Venue details

Shrewsbury Museum & Art Gallery The Square, SHREWSBURY Shropshire SY1 1QH 01743 258885 www.shrewsburymuseum.org.uk/

Entry details

Free with National Art Pass (£4 standard entry)

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