Tyne & Wear Archives & Museums

One of a large number of surviving ceramics generated by the Northumberland election of 1826. The mug commemorates the return of Henry Thomas Liddell at the head of the poll: it has the inscription 'The great contest at Alnwick, concluded July. 6. 1826' and a portrait of Liddell with the inscription 'Hon. H. T. Liddell. The Choice of the People. & Northumberland's Glory'.

Tyne & Wear Archives & Museums; Unique Object Number: TWCMS: F6337

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Candidate: Henry Thomas Liddell
Constituency: Northumberland
date: 1826
date: 6 July 1826
date: c1826
Election: July-1826
keyword: Ceramics
keyword: Mug
maker: [Unknown]
materials: Creamware
place: Alnwick
place: Northumberland