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Decorative plate featuring a camel - 1874

Decorative plate featuring a camel
    Decorative plate featuring a camel

This decorative plate is one of a small series of animal plates individually hand-painted in sepia by Colonel Henry Hope Crealock in 1874.

This decorative plate is one of a small series of animal plates individually hand-painted in sepia by Colonel Henry Hope Crealock in 1874.

  • Type of object: Dinner ware/plate
  • Mark: India.
    The expression of
    my Camel's face in
    India while being
    laden - for the Line of
    March.
    [Painted in brown]
    H Hope Crealock
    Colonel
    1874
    [Painted in script in brown]
    WEDGWOOD
    GHB
    L
    [Impressed]
  • Year produced: 1874
  • Body: Queen's ware, cream-coloured earthenware
  • Glaze: clear glaze
  • Material: ceramic
  • Decoration: hand-painted, pierced
  • Accession number: 3931
  • Dimensions: 223 mm (diameter), 16 mm (depth)

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    Colonel Henry Hope Crealock - Artist (1831 - 1891)

    Colonel Crealock was a British professionall soldier who had served in the British Army during the Crimean War and had also been posted to India, China, Vienna, Ireland and South Africa. Crealock retired from the Army in 1884 with the rank of Lieutenant General. As well as being a professional soldier Crealock was a talented painter, draughtsman and author.