Dinner plate

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made in Glasgow

Postcard of Dinner plate.
© National Museums Scotland

Dinner plate

This dinner plate was made in the late 19th century by the Britannia Pottery Company in Glasgow. The pattern is called 'SALAMIS'.

Dinner plate with Salamis pattern, by Britannia Pottery

Robert Cochran, already the owner of the Verreville Pottery in Finnieston on the Clyde, established the Britannia pottery as a modern works in 1857, primarily to meet the Canadian export trade. On his death, his son Alexander took over the business.

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Online ID: 000-100-003-401-C
Image Rights Holder: National Museums Scotland
Project: 0098: National Museums Scotland
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Ref: National Museums Scotland  H.MEK 1073
Date: Late 19th century
Material: Inscription: B P Co
Dimensions: 25 mm H x 238 mm rim D
What: Plate, dinner
Subject: Post-medieval pottery and porcelain (NMAS Classification)
Who: Britannia Pottery (Maker)
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