Mug, with view of Abbotsford House

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Mug, with view of Abbotsford House

This glass mug with sand-blasted view of Abbotsford House was made by J. Ford & Co. of Edinburgh in around 1875.

Below the view of Abbotsford House, the mug is inscribed 'Alexandra Mary Limont'.

Abbotsford was the home of Sir Walter Scott. At Abbotsford Scott tried to create a romantic 'Medieval' castle, drawing on all his interests in Scottish history.

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Online ID: 000-100-103-086-C
Image Rights Holder: National Museums Scotland
Project: 0098: National Museums Scotland
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Ref: National Museums Scotland  A.1965.867
Date: Around 1875
c. 1875
Material: Glass, with sand-blasted view. Inscription: J Ford & Co [surrounded by] PATENT SANDBLAST EDINBRO; Alexandra Mary Limont
Dimensions: 3.88" H
What: Mug
Subject: Glass
Who: Alexandra Mary Limont (Probable owner)
J. Ford and Co., Edinburgh (Maker)
Where: Scotland, Midlothian, Edinburgh
Scotland, Roxburghshire (Abbotsford House)
Description: Glass mug with a sand-blasted view of Abbotsford House, inscribed 'Alexandra Mary Limont', by J. Ford and Co., Edinburgh, c. 1875
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