Shape Type: Miscellaneous

Pattern Type: Commemorative, Heraldic and Historical Events

Date: 1900-1908

Dimensions:

  • Length: 4.49 in (11.40 cm)
  • Width: 3.27 in (8.30 cm)

Maker: Minton & Co.

Description:

Tile of porcelain transfer-printed in crimson with a bust portrait of George IV. Maker's mark "MINTONS" [inscribed on a label placed across a globe with a crown above] / "ENGLAND". Inscription printed in crimson: "GEORGE IV. / Born Augt.12.1762, proclaimed King of Engld.Jan.31.1820." This example was given by Minton to the V&A in 1908 although depicts subjects from nearly 90 years earlier.

 

 

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