Peterloo Massacre Mug – Stokes Croft China & PRSC Shop

Peterloo Massacre Mug

£15.00

UK delivery £3.50 - Free delivery on orders over £40!

Commemorating the Peterloo Massacre which took place at St Peter's Field, Manchester, England on Monday 16 August, 1819.

Seventeen people died and hundreds were injured when cavalry charged into a crowd of around 60,000 people who had gathered in peaceful protest to demand the reform of parliamentary representation.

Text and fonts are taken directly from the first edition of The Masque of Anarchy by Percy Bysshe Shelley, an epic poem written in direct response to the massacre - perhaps the first modern statement of the principle of nonviolent resistance, it was banned from printing for 30 years but has since inspired many a political slogan.

Did you know? An indirect result of the massacre was that the Manchester Guardian (now The Guardian) was formed.

The Artist: Chris Chalkley Chris Chalkley's makers mark

Founder of PRSC, Chris studied Economics and Philosophy at Bristol University, drove buses, sold puppets and worked variously as a market trader, wholesaler, retailer and importer of china and glassware for over thirty years. Having worked as a wholesaler and retailer, Chris is well versed in traditional styles of ware. He tends to ignore all the rules and his pieces are known for their rough immediacy and challenging technique.

Product Specification

Material: English Fine Bone China
Type: Mug

Model: Balmoral
Dimensions: H 8.9cm
Weight: 300gm
Capacity: 350ml

Dishwasher Safe: It's up to you (here's why)
Microwave Safe: Yes, unless it has gold leaf or platinum lustre! (here's why)

Delivery and Returns

FREE UK delivery on all orders over £40, or FREE Click & Collect from our Stokes Croft shop! Standard UK delivery is £3.50, and should arrive in 2 - 3 working days.
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Our goal is to ensure complete customer satisfaction. We are happy to replace your item if faulty or damaged. For more information please see our returns page.

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