Magic Lantern Slide: Cup made by J. Elston, Exeter, 1701

Description
This slide is within a group of images of silver objects made or sold in Exeter. It depicts a silver loving cup or posset pot with the marks of J Elston and the year 1701. All the objects in this group of photographs were held in the private collection of Brufords, an Exeter silversmith and retailer, with the earliest item made in 1571 and the latest in 1743. The photographs were taken in 1934 by Mr Weaver Baker who was a keen amateur photographer with a passion for historic Exeter, its archaeology and relics.
Accession Loan No.
63/1934/27
Collection Class
Social and industrial history
Common Name
Magic Lantern Slide: Cup made by J. Elston, Exeter, 1701
Simple Name
slide
Full Name
Lantern Slide: Cup made by J. Elston, Exeter, 1701
Dimensions
whole width 83 mm; whole H 83 mm; whole TH 2.5 mm
Production Person Surname
Baker
Production Person Initials
W. Weaver
Period Classification
Inter War (1918-1939)
Production Date
1934
Production Country
United Kingdom
Production Area Region
North
Production Continent
Europe
Family Group

Material
glass; paper; photographic emulsion
Collection Town
Exeter
Collection County
Devon
Collection Country
United Kingdom: England
Collection Area Region
Northern Europe
Collection Continent
Europe
Inscription / Transcription
handwritten 'J. Elston. Exeter. 1701. / W. Bruford + Son Ltd Exeter.' on mount; typed '63/1934.27' on label

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