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Drawings Anglo-Saxon glass beaker from Kempston, Beds.

Object number

LDSAL2020.42.118

Artist/Designer/Maker

Pearce, Mary - Artist

Production date

1865

Material

Paper
Pencil
Watercolour

Technique

Drawing

Dimensions

Height: 421mm
Width: 282mm

Inscriptions

Inscription content

Miss Mary Pearce del.

Kempstone [sic] - Bedfordshire
Sept or Oct Kempston, Beds.
1865

Inscription content

Height 10½ inches
Width at base barely ¾ of an inch
Width at the mouth 3½ inches.
Filled to the brim contained 14 oz. 5...

References

Reference (free text)

Charles Roach Smith, Collectanea Antiqua 7 vols. (London: J R Smith, 1848-1880), 6: 201-21. Illustration, fig. 1, pl. XXXIX, opp. p. 204.

Reference (free text)

Audrey Meaney, A Gazetteer of Early Anglo-Saxon Burial Sites (London: Allen & Unwin, 1964), pp. 36-7.