Shaving Mug, around mid-1800s

Individualised shaving mugs like this one belonging to John Adams were popular gifts for men during the Victorian era. Some barbers kept personal mugs handy for their customers when they came in for a wet shave.

Museum reference:
1991-65
On display:
In Storage: Museums
Associated with:
Adams, John · John Adams was the owner of the mug and the donor's grandfather: see collection information.
Dimensions:
height: 105mm
diameter: 100mm
Materials:
Ceramic
Inscriptions:
side, John Adams
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