Shape Type: Miscellaneous

Pattern Type: Commemorative, Heraldic and Historical Events

Date: 1759-1760

Maker: Longton Hall

Description:

This Longton Hall porcelain mug is printed with a portrait entitled "The Illustrious Prince / FERDINAND of BRUNSWICK"  and the print is signed "Sadler Lipl." for John Sadler the Liverpool printer.  To one side is a print of a battle scene and to the other a shield with the arms of Prussia surmounted by weapons and flags, one of which is inscribed "Minden". 

Prince Ferdinand was in command of the British, Hanoverian and Prussian army that defeated the French at the Battle of Minden, on the 1st August 1759.

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