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Oliver Twist toby jug - Bairstow Manor Pottery circa 1985

Oliver Twist toby jug produced by Bairstow Manor Pottery of Hanley, England, circa 1985. Oliver Twist, or the Parish Boy's Progress, Charles Dickens's second novel, was published as a serial from 1837 to 1839, and as a three-volume book in 1838. Born in a workhouse, the orphan Oliver Twist is bound into apprenticeship with an undertaker. After escaping, Oliver travels to London, where he meets the Artful Dodger, a member of a gang of juvenile pickpockets led by the elderly criminal Fagin. Oliver Twist unromantically portrays the sordid lives of criminals, and exposes the cruel treatment of the many orphans in London in the mid-19th century.

Maker:

Bairstow Manor

England

circa 1985

Model #:

Staffordshire Character Jugs Series

toby jug

small

Size:

Height:

4 1/4"

Oliver Twist toby jug - Bairstow Manor Pottery circa 1985
Oliver Twist toby jug - Bairstow Manor Pottery circa 1985
Oliver Twist toby jug - Bairstow Manor Pottery circa 1985
Oliver Twist toby jug - Bairstow Manor Pottery circa 1985
Oliver Twist toby jug - Bairstow Manor Pottery circa 1985
Oliver Twist toby jug - Bairstow Manor Pottery circa 1985
Oliver Twist toby jug - Bairstow Manor Pottery circa 1985
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