Tea cup and Saucer- Nelles Manor
Description
Sponsors
1812 History
Department of Canadian Heritage 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
Object
Description
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
Subject(s)
Local identifier
492 & 492a
Geographic Coverage
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 43.1931782646466 Longitude: -79.5670974254608
Recommended Citation
Image courtesy of the Grimsby Museum
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Tea cup and Saucer- Nelles Manor


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.