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Bust of John Wilson aka Christopher North

Description:

Bust of John Wilson (1785-1854), a Scottish writer and literary critic who is most frequently identified by the pseudonym Christopher North in Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine.

 

Bust is Parian ware, a type of unglazed porcelain that imitates the appearance of marble and is modelled from a bust by Scottish sculptor James Fillans.

 

Place of Production:
W. H. Kerr & Co., Royal Porcelain Works, Worcester.
Source:
The Dick Institute
Digital Number:
RI_DI_0075822
Copyright:
East Ayrshire Council