Fitzwilliam Museum (2)

Downstairs, I spent more time than I have previously admiring the astonishing range and depth of the Glaisher collection of ceramics (Glaisher was a mathematician and fellow of Trinity).A 13th. century man from a ridge tile:-

Mid 17th. century lettering on an earthenware bottle:-

Lettering on a 1643 jug:-

The Voyage to the Moon (c.1740):-

Glaisher had such a good eye and such an astonishing collection that the Fitzwilliam built a gallery specifically in order to house it.

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