Plate - Moralising Children's Plate, Ceramic, circa 1818-circa 1900 Archaeology Reg. No: HA 200

One base and rim fragment of an earthenware children's plate. Has a moulded floral design around the rim and a dark green transfer printed pattern that includes 'OUR EARLY…' Moralising china for children was manufactured from circa 1818.
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: G12/9/13/011
Manufacturer: c 1818-c 1900
References: Flick 1985: 23; Klose and Malan 2000:56 ; Samford 1997: 20
  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
  3. [Article - Journal] Samford, Patricia. 1997. Response to Market: Dating English Underglaze Transfer-Printed Wares. Historical Archaeology. 31 (2), 1997, 20 Pages

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