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Portable Font And Cover, Magdalene Portable Font

This is a portable font and cover. It was manufactured by Minton and Company. It is dated ca. 1840 and we acquired it in 2018. Its medium is glazed earthenware. It is a part of the department.

This object was donated by Eugene V. Thaw. It is credited Gift of Eugene V. and Clare E. Thaw.

Its dimensions are

H x diam.: 33 × 16.5 cm (13 in. × 6 1/2 in.)

It has the following markings

In cartouche on underside of base: "St. Mary Mag, Oxford"

Cite this object as

Portable Font And Cover, Magdalene Portable Font; Manufactured by Minton and Company (United Kingdom); glazed earthenware; H x diam.: 33 × 16.5 cm (13 in. × 6 1/2 in.); Gift of Eugene V. and Clare E. Thaw; 2018-33-3-a,b

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