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made in Glasgow

Postcard of Mug.
© National Museums Scotland


This earthenware mug, pictured here on its side, was made by David Lockhart and Company of Glasgow in the second half of the 19th century. A yellow frog is attached to the inside of the mug.

The mug has been transfer-printed with a pattern called 'Millport' which includes scenes of fishing boats.

From about 1750 until the 1930s Scotland's potteries were producing utilitarian and decorative wares for home and foreign markets. David Lockhart & Sons ran the Victoria Pottery in Pollokshaws, Glasgow from between around 1866 and 1876.

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Online ID: 000-100-104-628-C
Image Rights Holder: National Museums Scotland
Project: 0098: National Museums Scotland
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Ref: National Museums Scotland  H.1994.932
Date: 1850 - 1900
Second half of the 19th century
Material: Earthenware, printed. Inscription: Mark: Millport / D.L. & Co [within belt]
Dimensions: 110 mm H x 145 mm W
Who: David Lockhart and Co., Glasgow (Maker)
Where: Scotland, Bute, Millport
Scotland, Lanarkshire, Glasgow
Description: Earthenware mug with blue and white 'Millport' pattern outside and a yellow frog inside, made by David Lockhart and Company, Glasgow, 1850 - 1900
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