Made for George Roland Edwards

c. 1850

 

George Rowland Edwards was a soldier who served in the Indian Army. In 1850 he inherited the estate of Ness Strange, Shropshire. He was an enlightened landlord who believed all his workers should have some land of their own to cultivate. He was an ardent supporter of the agrarian reformer Jesse Colling.He died in 1894.

The family was last recorded in Debrett's Landed Gentry of 1906.

 

SET OF TWELVE DINNER PLATES

MINTON

1850-1860

$960.00

 

DIAMETER 10-1/4 INCHES.

With shaped rim. Border design of alternating yellow and puce panels with gilt sprays.

 

Centered with the crest of a rampant lion and motto "Vincit Veritas" for George Roland Edwards of Ness Strange, Shropshire

Unmarked.

 

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