Tea cup and Saucer- Nelles Manor
This item is a part of the 1812 History digitization project. This project was made possible with the support of the Department of Canadian Heritage through the Canadian Culture Online Strategy.
- Media Type
- A cup and saucer, dated c. 1790, with a blue willow pattern and a gold edge. This cup was made without a handle. The pair is also called a tea bowl and saucer.
It is believed that this item was in use, before or during the time of the War of 1812, in "The Manor"; the home of Col. Robert Nelles (1761-1842).Nelles was a Lieutenant-colonel of the 4th Regiment of the Lincoln Militia by the end of the War. He was also known to have been a Justice of the Peace and had married many during the war.
- Date of Original
- c. 1790
- Local identifier
- 492 & 492a
- Geographic Coverage
Latitude: 43.1931782646466 Longitude: -79.5670974254608
- Recommended Citation
- Image courtesy of the Grimsby Museum
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