Barley Jug - side

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Date:1819 - 1849 (c.)

Description:This jug is made from Staffordshire pottery and is thought to have belonged to Mr. Robert Evans, the father of local author George Eliot.


George Eliot (born Mary Ann Evans) was a local authoress based in the Coventry and Nuneaton district, from 1819-1880.


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1810s
Mirror
Mirror

This dressing table mirror belonged to the author George Eliot and it is thought ...

1840s
Gloves
Gloves

These gloves, made from cream kid leather, belonged to the author George Eliot. George ...

1860s
Staffordshire Dogs
Staffordshire Dogs

This pair of dogs are china representations of King Charles Spaniels. It is possible ...

1880s
Oval Wooden Tray
Oval Wooden Tray

This oval wooden tray belonged to George Eliot and was used to carry a supper service ...

1900s
Bust of George Eliot - side
Bust of George Eliot - side

This bust in Parian ware depicts George Eliot, and is inscribed E-L-I-O-T at its ...

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Source: Nuneaton Museum and Art Gallery

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