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Name of Object:

Wedgwood pilgrim flask

Location:

London, United Kingdom

Holding Institution:

The British Museum

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Date of Object:

1877

Inventory Number:

19831104.2

Provenance:

United Kingdom

Description:

Illustrates the influence of Egyptian motifs on Victorian ceramics. Part of the second wave of Egyptianisation, related to the construction of the Suez Canal. Shown at the Paris exhibition of 1878.

Citation of this web page:

"Wedgwood pilgrim flask" in "Sharing History", Museum With No Frontiers, 2018. http://www.sharinghistory.org/database_item.php?id=object;AWE;uk;36;en;N

MWNF Working Number: UK 036

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