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Child's Uncle Toby Newcastle Weekly Chronicles Mug

  • ITEM - Childs Victorian Mug
  • DATE - Mid c19th century
  • PATTERN - Uncle Toby from the Newcastle Weekly Chronicle - Children's Corner
  • MAKER / ORIGIN - Germany
  • SIZES - 3 inches high and 3 inches across including the handle
  • On researching Uncle Toby I came across a wealth of information regarding the Newcastle Weekly Chronicle, Uncle Toby and the Dicky Bird Society
    On the 7th Oct. 1876 The Newcastle Weekly Chronicle opened it's columns to Uncle Toby - the intention was to instill in young children a duty of kindness to all living things. The DBS - Dicky Bird Society was born from this -
  • I am not sure if the mug would have been a prize or gift - the picture on the mug
    was given away in the paper and demand far outweighed supply
  • A lovely little piece of Social History and a great addition to a collection
    Condition of Item
  • There is no actual damage or restoration to the mug - which is always a bonus on
    early children's pieces
  • There is some wear to the gold that was around the rims

    Price :$65 - Price includes shipping worldwide

    Ref :#10-1122

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