Plate - Moralising Children's Plate, Ceramic, circa 1800-circa mid-20th century Archaeology Reg. No: HA 73

One base fragment of an earthenware children's plate. Has a black transfer printed pattern that includes 'I move I always ...', 'when I stand I lie …' Moralising china for children was manufactured from circa 1800.
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, eating dining
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: Food Service
Tertiary Classification: plate
Activity: Food service
Specific Activity: Plate
Trench Unit Number: G12/9/13/014
Manufacturer: c 1800-c 1958
References: Flick 1985: 23; Klose and Malan 2000: 56
  1. [Book], Pauline Flick, Old Toys, Shire Publications Ltd, Buckinghamshire, 1985, 1985, 23 Pages
  2. [Article - Journal] Klose, J & Malan, A. The Ceramic Signature of the Cape in the Nineteenth Century, with Particular Reference to the Tenant Street Site, Cape Town. The South African Archaeological Bulletin. 55: 49-59., 2000, 56 Pages

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