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Jug - Centenary, Hoffman Brick & Potteries Ltd, 1934 Object Reg. No: SH 930937

Summary:
This moulded ceramic jug was made by Hoffman Brick and Potteries Ltd in 1934, as a souvenir to commemorate the centenary of European settlement of Victoria. It features portraits of John Pascoe Fawkner and John Batman.
Description:
Moulded ceramic jug with light brown glaze. It has raised profile portraits of John Pascoe Fawkner and John Batman, one on each side.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Mrs Amy Lavey, 1993
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 12.20 cm (Height), 9.00 cm (Width), 11.80 cm (Length)

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Tagged with: celebrations, civic mementoes, melbourne centenary 1935, souvenirs, victoria centenary 1934-1935, valuatins
Themes this item is part of: John Batman, Pastoralist & Melbourne Pioneer (1801-1839), Public Life & Institutions Collection, John Pascoe Fawkner, Businessman & Melbourne Pioneer (1792-1869), The Founding of Melbourne, 1835
On Display at: Melbourne Museum
Primary Classification: PUBLIC EVENTS
Secondary Classification: Centenary of Victoria
Tertiary Classification: souvenirs
Inscriptions: Inscribed around top of jug, moulded: MELBOURNE/ 1934/ CENTENARY
Below spout, moulded: This/ will be/ the place/ for a/ village
Lower edge, moulded: FAWKNER BATMAN
Base, black glaze: HOFFMAN/ WARE/ AUSTRALIA
Manufacturer: Hoffman Brick & Potteries Ltd., Brunswick, Victoria, Australia, 1934
Person Depicted: Mr. John Fawkner, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1934
Person Depicted: John Batman, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1934
Place & Date of Event: Victorian Centenary, Victoria, Australia, 1934
References: Hill, Gregory. The Potteries of Brunswick. Shepparton Art Gallery, 2000.

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