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Dessert Plate from the Milton Service, “Our Night Camp on Eagle River – Expecting the Crees”

Mintonc.1867

Gardiner Museum

Gardiner Museum

Pierced dessert plate painted from "The North-west passage by Land" print of "Our night camp on Eagle River-Expecting the Crees".
This plate is part of a service commissioned by William Wentworth-Fitzwilliam, Viscount Milton, following his epic journey across Canada in 1862-63 with Dr. Walter Cheadle.

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Details

  • Title: Dessert Plate from the Milton Service, “Our Night Camp on Eagle River – Expecting the Crees”
  • Creator: Minton
  • Date Created: c.1867
  • Physical Dimensions: Overall: 2.5 x 23.2 cm (1 x 9 1/8 in.)
  • Medium: Bone china with overglaze enamels, gilding
  • Culture: English
  • Credit Line: Purchased with a gift from N. Robert Cumming

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