Souvenir cup

Souvenir cup

White ceramic souvenir cup, printed ‘A Present from Great Yarmouth’, with ‘Made in Germany’ stamp on bottom. The handle is missing.
Souvenir cup, Lowestoft

Souvenir cup, Lowestoft

White ceramic cup displaying a red transfer-printed image of ‘The Pier & Beach, Lowestoft’. The handle is missing. Underneath, it is stamped ‘Made in Germany’.  ...
Diamond Jubilee Mug

Diamond Jubilee Mug

Mug celebrating Queen Victoria’s Diamond Jubilee, 1837-97. Found amid ash and domestic refuse of the 1890s.
Coffee Palace Cup

Coffee Palace Cup

Part of a cup from ‘The Help Myself Coffee Palace Company’, which was at 216 Old Kent Road. Refreshments were served to subscribers who paid 2d a week. Discarded in East London and dumped in Essex.
Children’s Cups and Toys

Children’s Cups and Toys

Childhood objects from labourers’ rubbish in Kent. Top: nursery rhyme mugs with verses from The House that Jack Built. Green and Brown transfer-print, pearlware, Staffordshire, c. 1840? Centre: alphabet mugs and a tiny doll, with part of a doll’s plate and...
Mocha ware

Mocha ware

Fragments of Mocha ware jugs and bowls. The piece top right is from the base of a mug. The piece with green decoration, bottom right, is from the top of a chamber pot. This type of crockery was cheaply manufactured and widely used throughout the nineteenth century....
Crockery

Crockery

Assorted crockery from the rectory at Hempstead, including pottery and porcelain, some hand-painted, some transfer-printed, from the kitchen, dining room, bathroom and bedroom.