" /> Printed British Pottery & Porcelain | Jug
National Museums Liverpool 59.7.81

Additional Image:

The other side has a print of the Royal Arms, which includes the signature "T.Dixon 1803" hidden and reversed in mirror-image. We have turned the photo of the mark round so that you can read it. 


Under the lip is a printed cartouche enclosing the painted initials E&EJ and the date 1810. At the top is a copy of the Sun newspaper.


Shape Type: Miscellaneous

Pattern Type: Commemorative, Heraldic and Historical Events

Date: 1810


  • 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

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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...