Large pearlware pottery mug commemorating the arson attack on York Minster on Feb 2nd 1829

The Hirst family’s mug shows Jonathan Martin the Incendiary, Tried before Mr Baron Hullock and Sentenced to Confinement During His Majesty’s Pleasure. He was subsequently acquitted of arson on the grounds of insanity.

Dimensions: 4⅞” high and 5″ in diameter

Condition:Two hairlines restored


Antique pottery commemorative pearl ware historical 19th century



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