Plaque depicting the Duc d'Angouleme

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Made at Musselburgh, East Lothian

Postcard of Plaque depicting the Duc d'Angouleme.
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Plaque depicting the Duc d'Angouleme

This earthenware wall plaque has a relief profile bust thought to be the Duc d'Angouleme of France. The plaque was one of two made in 1834 at William Reid's pottery at Musselburgh in East Lothian. The other featured a bust of Charles X of France.

The rectangular plaque has a black frame around the central figure bust.

The Duc d'Angouleme and Charles X, members of the exiled French royal family, stayed in Holyroodhouse in Edinburgh for a period in 1830.

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Online ID: 000-100-080-568-C
Image Rights Holder: National Museums Scotland
Project: 0098: National Museums Scotland
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Ref: National Museums Scotland  H.1994.1106
Date: 1834
Material: Earthenware with underglaze painting
Dimensions: 131 mm H x 108 mm W x 20 mm depth
What: Wall plaque / portrait
Who: ANGOULEME Duc d'Angouleme
William Reid's Pottery, Musselburgh (Maker)
Where: France
Scotland, Midlothian, Musselburgh
Description: Earthenware wall plaque, underglaze painted, with a relief profile bust thought to be Duc d'Angouleme of France, one of two made by William Reid's Pottery, Musselburgh, 1834
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