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Vase commemorating the Commonwealth of Australia inauguration by H.R.H. the Duke of York, 1901 / Doulton Burslem England

Call numbers

R 669 , Status: On display - The Collectors’ Gallery, Case 2, Shelf 39

Record identifier

1kVdlxOn

Vase commemorating the Commonwealth of Australia inauguration by H.R.H. the Duke of York, 1901 / Doulton Burslem England

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Vase commemorating the Commonwealth of Australia inauguration by H.R.H. the Duke of York, 1901 / Doulton Burslem England

Full title

Vase commemorating the Commonwealth of Australia inauguration by H.R.H. the Duke of York, 1901 / Doulton Burslem England

Author / Creator

Date

1901

Call Numbers

R 669 , Status: On display - The Collectors’ Gallery, Case 2, Shelf 39

Record Identifier

1kVdlxOn

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Physical Description

Contents

1 commemorative object (vase) - 12.3 x 12.8 cm at widest point - glazed bone china

Other Descriptions

Level of description

Fonds

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Physical Access Conditions

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Finding aids

Research notes available in Mitchell Library Reading Room, PXn 475 -

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SCOPE AND CONTENTS

Contents

One side of centre panel of vase shows portrait of Queen Victoria topped by royal crown and flanked by an Australian and a British soldier. The inscription below portrait reads: 'Australian Federation 1901'. This scene is duplicated on opposite side of vase.

The inscription beneath one of the portraits of Queen Victoria reads: 'May the Unio...

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Full title

Vase commemorating the Commonwealth of Australia inauguration by H.R.H. the Duke of York, 1901 / Doulton Burslem England

AUTHORS, ARTISTS AND CONTRIBUTORS

Author / Creator

NOTES

General note

Another Doulton vase commemorating Federation located at DR 138

Attributions / Conjectures

A similar beaker (located at DR 139) of bone china with gold print, was designed in Sept. 1900 by John Slater, an artist who was employed by Doulton at Burslem, England, in collaboration with John Shorter, to commemorate Australian Federation in 1901. John Slater could have been the artist responsible for the vase also.

Description source

Information transferred from Pictures Shelf List as part of the eRecords Project, 2011-2012

CONTEXTUAL INFORMATION

Source

Presented by Miss W. Radford, June 1976

Identifiers

PRIMARY IDENTIFIERS

Call Numbers

R 669 , Status: On display - The Collectors’ Gallery, Case 2, Shelf 39

Record Identifier

1kVdlxOn

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https://collection.sl.nsw.gov.au/record/1kVdlxOn

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Reference code

934348

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