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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Source Description:

The source of the print of Prince Ferdinand seen on this mug was most likely this engraving, published in the London Magazine in 1758.

Additional Image:

Another view of the mug, showing the typical Longton Hall handle.  The mug has been fitted with a silver rim of rococo form.


Shape Type: Miscellaneous

Pattern Type: Commemorative, Heraldic and Historical Events

Date: c. 1759-1760

Maker: Longton Hall


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". 

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