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Victorian Ramsgate Railroad Souvenir Mug

Victorian Ramsgate Railroad Souvenir Mug

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Directory: Antiques: Decorative Art: Ceramics: English: Porcelain: Pre 1900: Item # 404941
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Nice porcelain footed mug with a transfer print entitled "Sands & Railway Station Ramsgate--A Present From Ramsgate". The scene shows the railway station in the background with bathers in the foreground. Queen Victoria lived in Ramsgate for a time before ascending the throne. After the railway came to the shore, Ramsgate became a very popular tourist destination. The rim is decorated with a gilt band.

Origin: England, ca. 1870. Condition: very good, slight wear to gilding along the rim, a tight hairline visible only the inside. Size: 3-5/16" diameter; 3-3/16" high.