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from Callander Church, Stirlingshire

Postcard of Plate.
© National Museums Scotland


This pewter plate comes from Callander Church in Stirlingshire. It was made in 1779 by Stephen Maxwell, a pewterer in Glasgow.

On the rim of the plate is the inscription: 'This is for the Kirk of Calender 1779'. The back bears a mark or touch of Stephen Maxwell - the words 'Success to the British Colonies' enclosing a ship in full sail in a square.

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Online ID: 000-100-000-460-C
Image Rights Holder: National Museums Scotland
Project: 0098: National Museums Scotland
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Ref: National Museums Scotland  H.KJ 130
Date: 1790
Material: Pewter. Inscription: On rim: THIS IS FOR THE KIRK OF CALENDER 1779 / on back: LONDON [ship] BRITISH COLONIES S. MAXWELL
Dimensions: 40 mm H x 378 Dia (rim)
Subject: Ecclesiastical, miscellaneous, vestments (NMAS Classification)
Who: Kirk of Calender
S. Maxwell (Maker)
Where: British Colonies
England, London
Description: Pewter plate by S. Maxwell, for Callendar Kirk, 1779
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