London, South Kensington
26 April 2001
A Staffordshire pottery circular plaque
printed with a quarter-length portrait of General Sir Redvers H. Buller, beneath an inscribed banner, printed iron-red mark, circa 1900 -- 17cm. diam.; another similar printed with a quarter-length portrait of Lieutenant General Sir George White -- 17cm. diam.; three pottery rectangular plaques printed with quarter-length portraits of Lieutenant General Sir George White, General Sir W.F. Gatacre and Lieutenant General J.D.P. French, within coloured borders enriched in gilt; two pottery tiles printed with portraits of Major General Sir W.P. Symons and General Sir Redvers Buller respectively; and a blue and white mug printed with the inscription THE RELIEVER AND DEFENDER OF LADYSMITH (8)
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Cf. P. Oosthuizen, Boer War Memorabilia The Collector's Guide (1987), p.11, pl. 21, fig. 2 for a similar plaque to the lead item, and p. 10, pl. 21, fig. 2 for a similar rectangular plaque to that of General Sir W.F. Gateacre.
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