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Vernon Noiseless Ware

Period:
19th Century
Description:

Vernonware – The Vernon family had a shop and business in Albert Street, Newton Stewart from 1862 to 1906. The trade was cabinet-making, but involved all house furnishings. In particular a patent was taken out in 1876 for the process of adding a rubber ring to the base of ewers, and referred to as Vernon's Patent Noiseless Ware.

Source:
The Museum, Newton Stewart
Digital Number:
NSCC001a-c
Copyright:
Newton Stewart Museum Trust


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