Liverpool pitcher, ca. 1798

Contributed by Maine Historical Society


Given to John Thorlo who captained the packet Portland and carried Boundary diplomats between St. Andrews and Portland. The pitcher was created in England at the Herculaneum Pottery. The pictures are Masonic transfer prints, handpainted. The words below the ship are, "Succes to the Portland Packet, Capt. John Thorlo."

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About This Item

  • Title: Liverpool pitcher, ca. 1798
  • Creator: Herculaneum Pottery
  • Creation Date: circa 1796
  • Subject Date: circa 1796
  • Town: Portland
  • County: Cumberland
  • State: ME
  • Media: Creamware, ceramic
  • Dimensions: 32 cm x 28 cm
  • Local Code: 670*
  • Object Type: Physical Object

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Maine Historical Society
485 Congress Street, Portland, ME 04101
(207) 774-1822 x230

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