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

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.
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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