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Parian bust of Charles Dickens by William Henry Goss

Collection

Object

Object number (per part)

DH1067, 2021.5.1

Object name (per part)

bust

Production date

1870-1875

Label

This bust of Charles Dickens later in life is an example of a Dickens souvenir created by the English potter, William Henry Goss. It is likely made in the years following the death of Dickens - between 1870-1875. Goss helped develop the souvenir pottery trade and was known for his Parian ware pieces.

Physical description

Parian ware, or biscuit porcelain.

Object history note

This bust is an example of a Dickens souvenir created by the English potter, William Henry Goss. Goss helped develop the souvenir pottery trade and was known for his Parian ware pieces.

Inscription content

DICKENS

Inscription description

impressed, back

Credit line

Donated to the Museum in 2019.
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