Basin - Ceramic, Buff Yellow, circa 1830-circa 1940 Archaeology Reg. No: HA 13

This type of ware was first produced in England around the 1830s and then the USA by the 1840s. The peak of production was the 1860s-1870s and popularity declined at the turn of the century.
One rim fragment of a large unidentified earthenware item, probably a basin. Body and glaze are buff yellow. Probable manufacture period is circa 1830 to circa 1940.
Acquisition Information:
Transfer from Godden Mackay Logan Heritage Consultants, 2009
Discipline: Archaeology - Historical

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Tagged with: world heritage, royal exhibition building, archaeology
Themes this item is part of: World Heritage, World Futures, Public Life & Institutions Collection, Royal Exhibition Building Western Forecourt Collection
Primary Classification: HISTORICAL ARCHAEOLOGY
Secondary Classification: Unidentified
Tertiary Classification: unidentified
Activity: Unidentified
Specific Activity: Basin
Trench Unit Number: G11/4/8/001
Manufacturer: c 1830s-c 1940
References: Joy 1989: C-5; Poplar Forest 1996: 23; Miller et al 2000: 12
  1. [Article] Joy, D. 1989. Appendix C: Diagnostic Cultural Materials, Ceramics., 1989, 5 Pages
  2. [Book], Poplar Forest Archaeology Lab and Field Manual, The Corporation for Jefferson's Poplar Forest, Forest, 1996, 1996, 23 Pages
  3. [Article - Journal] Miller, George L., et al. Telling Time for Archaeologists. Newsletter of the Council for Northeast Historical Archaeology. 29: 1-22., 2000, 12 Pages

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