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English delftware; identifier pw303

  • Common name English delftware
  • Class Plate
  • Diameter 235mm
  • Identifier PW303
  • Production centre probably Lambeth London
  • Use for display
  • Date c. 1785 AD
  • Published in Britton 1986, Pl 164
  • Historic context Intended to depict the balloon in which Jean-Pierre Blanchard undertook several flights from London
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