Collaborative traditional cut and paste (scissors and glue ) collage blog with a weekly set theme.
Monday, 14 September 2015
A Treasure Bobbing Along the Rocky Coast
With Queen Victoria's accession in June, 1837, the stoneware gin-flask potters of Lambeth set to work designing a wide variety of portrait bottles of the young Queen and her family. The bobbing stoneware gin-flask is a rare souvenir. In a style resembling a medieval stone carving, it depicts Victoria in coronation regalia.