Shape Type: Miscellaneous

Pattern Type: Commemorative, Heraldic and Historical Events

Date: 1810

Dimensions:

  • Diameter: 8.03 in (20.40 cm)
  • Height: 11.26 in (28.60 cm)
  • Length: 11.54 in (29.30 cm)

Maker: Herculaneum Pottery

Engraver: Thomas Dixon

Worker: Thomas Dixon

Engraver's Mark:

Printed

Worker's Mark:

Printed

Description:

Creamware jug made at the Herculaneum Pottery, Toxteth, Liverpool, and printed in black with a scene of prisoners being set free in celebration of King George III's Golden Jubilee in 1809. Inscribed "Let the Prisoners Go Free / Give GOD Praise Jubilee 25 Oct 1809" and "Happy would England be / Could George / but live to see / Another JUBILEE." Above are figures of Britannia and Religion. The print includes the letter D, thought to be the signature of the engraver Thomas Dixon, who is recorded in Liverpool between 1806 and 1816.

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