Jug; c1900s; 4339



About this object

Light yellow/brown jug with fluted base and top. On one side is a view of early Thames Street, Morrinsville. The etching is black looks almost like scrimshaw work. Underneath the etching is written Morrinsville N.Z. in black

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Subject and Association Description

This small pale cream china jug (date unknown, possibly early 1900's) made in Germany has a black painted scene of Thames Street, Morrinsville. It features the Phoenix Hall which has a round motif panel at the top of the door. On the road outside the hall are three figures. They are said to be Peggy Pollard, her brother Tea and a pet dog.

Credit Line

The jug was donated by Mrs Peggy Pollard who was the only daughter of Dr Seville, of Morrisville's earliest doctors.

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Ceramic jug

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