Harvest jug

Decorated with a ploughing scene and portrait of John Wesley. Wesley (1703-1791) was a founder of the Methodist movement and travelled to Devon several times. As this jug reveals, Methodism held a long-lasting appeal with rural communities in the West Country. The religion, as seen here, encouraged people to experience Christ personally through their daily work and leisure time.
Accession Loan No.
Simple Name
Full Name
harvest jug
Common Name
harvest jug
Production Person Surname
Fishley; Fishley
Production Person Initials
Robert?; George?
Production Country
United Kingdom: England; United Kingdom: England
Period Classification
Victorian (1837-1901)
Collection Class
British ceramics
Production Town
Fremington; Fremington
Production County
N Devon; N Devon
Production Area Region
Northern Europe
Production Continent
Production Year Low
Production Year High
Inscription / Transcription
He that by the plough would thrive / Himself must either hold or drive
Created At
2016-10-13 15:45:56
Updated At
2016-10-13 15:45:56

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