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made in Glasgow

Postcard of Mug.
© National Museums Scotland


This earthenware mug was made by David Lockhart and Company of Glasgow. The mug has been transfer-printed with a pattern called 'Millport'.

The sides of the mug are printed with fishing boats. There is a yellow frog attached to the inside of the mug.

Millport is the only town on the Island of Cumbrae in the Firth of Clyde. It was, and still is, a popular holiday resort, especially with the inhabitants of Glasgow who enjoy a day out 'doon the watter'.

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Online ID: 000-190-002-024-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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