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Front View of Manchester Ship Canal Mug

Front View of Manchester Ship Canal Mug

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T2592. This mug was produced to commemorate the opening of the Manchester Ship Canal in 1894. The side shown here is decorated with a portrait of Daniel Adamson, the first Chairman of the Manchester Ship Canal Company, and is inscribed ' Daniel Adamson Esq, J.P C.E Chief Promoter of the Manchester Ship Canal'. The other depicts a fully rigged steam ship. Between the two main images are the words 'Success to the Manchester Ship Canal'. The handle is decorated with a rope work pattern.
PublisherSalford City Council
Contributor
Creatorattribution - Unknown
personalname - D Seddon
Datecreation - Circa 1894
TypeMug - Earthenware
Formatdimension.H - 111mm
dimension.D - 105mm
IdentifierH405-1982
SourceSalford Museum and Art Gallery
LanguageEN
Relation
CoverageLocation.Creation Site - Unknown
RightsCity of Salford
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