Intact, undamaged saucer, showing birds on a nest with eggs, inside a decorative border. Transfer-printed, with hand-painted colour in the central scene.
Fragments of transfer-printed and painted tableware.
Part of an under-glaze-printed bowl. The pattern has been created by repeat printing with a sponge, carved block of potato, or similar.
Bottle glass, blue and white transfer-printed serving dishes, drinking glasses (fragmentary), broken ‘Hamilton’ bottles (bottom right corner), cut glass tumblers (above the ‘Hamiltons’), and a medicine bottle above them. All discarded at...
An assemblage of household rubbish discarded in the 1870s at Brockdish rectory. Top left (from left to right): clinker, oyster shells, small bones, green glass German mineral water bottle fragments and aqua glass English wine/ ale bottle fragments, ‘black’...
Two jars for keeping ginger (minus their lids) and a cut glass pedestal bowl.
Part of a bowl, with a red transfer showing the logo of the Salvation Army (introduced in 1879), beneath the words ‘Food and Shelter’.
Plain white slops bowl, with lip.
Glassware from the School House, including a turquoise cup, a stem and foot from wine or sherry glasses, a jug or mug handle, part of a sugar bowl and a lamp flue.
Pudding bowls, for steamed puddings. From the School House. These are found in almost every rubbish dump of this period.
Assorted crockery from labourers’ rubbish, Kent. Mocha ware to the left, transfer-printed ware to the right (mostly in blue ‘Willow Pattern’). This type of crockery was cheaply manufactured and used universally. There is no hand-painted ware, which...