Tile; tin-glazed earthenware; square; transfer-printed in black; girl dancing to fiddle (Miss Nancy Dawson dancing the Hornpipe); rococo scroll "88" border. Derived from a print entitled 'Miss Nancy Dawson dancing the Hornpipe' reproduced in Plate 32 of 'The Ladies Amusement' published by Robert Sayer.
- 1760-1770 (circa)
- Width: 5 inches
22 November 2010
Ceramic fragments with accumulated surface dirt. The dirt is oily and black in colour and normally only affects the side of the object uppermost in the drawer.
The ceramic sherds were wiped with acetone on cotton swabs. This process was repeated until no further dirt was removed.
- Title: Miss Nancy Dawson dancing the Hornpipe
- Associated Title: The Ladies' Amusement (Plate 32)
Prehistory and Europe
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Object reference number: MCN4545
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