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Cup - Ceramic, White Granite, 1840s-circa 1930 Archaeology Reg. No: HA 123

Description:
One white-glazed high-fired earthenware fragment, possibly from a cup or mug or even a jug. The edge has a moulded design that is typical of 'White Granite'. Manufactured between the 1840s and circa 1930.
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: Unidentified
Tertiary Classification: cup
Activity: Food service
Specific Activity: Tea consumption
Trench Unit Number: D14/054
Manufacturer: 1840s-c 1930
References: Miller 1991: 10; 1993: 4; Miller et al 2000: 10; Poplar Forest 1996: 23; Brooks 2005: 26; Ewins 1997: 48
Bibliography:
  1. [Article - Journal] Miller, George L. A Revised Set of CC Index Values for Classification and Economic Scaling of English Ceramics from 1787 to 1880. Historical Archaeology. 25 (1): 1-25., 1991, 10 Pages
  2. [Article - Journal] Miller, George L., et al. Telling Time for Archaeologists. Newsletter of the Council for Northeast Historical Archaeology. 29: 1-22., 2000, 10 Pages
  3. [Book], Poplar Forest Archaeology Lab and Field Manual, The Corporation for Jefferson's Poplar Forest, Forest, 1996, 1996, 23 Pages
  4. [Book], Alasdair Brooks, An Archaeological Guide to British Ceramics in Australia, 1788-1901, Australasian Society for Historical Archaeology, Sydney, 2005, 2005, 26 Pages
  5. [Book], Neil Ewins, 'Supplying the Present Wants of our Yankee Cousins...': Staffordshire Ceramics and the American Market 1775-1880, City Museum and Art Gallery, Stoke-on-Trent, 1997, 1997, 48 Pages

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