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A2277 Bust, Charles Darwin, Parian ware, porcelain, Robinson & Leadbeater, Staffordshire, England, c. 1900. Click to enlarge.

Porcelain bust of Charles Darwin

Made
White ceramic bust of Charles Darwin, mounted on a small square base. The word 'DARWIN' is moulded in the base.

Summary

Object No.

A2277

Object Statement

Bust, Charles Darwin, Parian ware, porcelain, Robinson & Leadbeater, Staffordshire, England, c. 1900

Physical Description

White ceramic bust of Charles Darwin, mounted on a small square base. The word 'DARWIN' is moulded in the base.

Marks

Paper label adhered to base, handwritten on label, '303'
Engraved on the back of shoulder, enclosed in circle, 'R+L'
'DARWIN' is moulded in the base.

Dimensions

Height

200 mm

Width

115 mm

Depth

80 mm

Production

Notes

The bust was made by Robinson and Leadbeater, c. 1900

Source

Credit Line

Gift of Thomas and Martha Lennard, 1921

Acquisition Date

1 June 1921

Cite this Object

Harvard

Porcelain bust of Charles Darwin 2021, Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences, accessed 5 March 2021, <https://ma.as/174731>

Wikipedia

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