Pre-Felton acquisitions included:

  • Tankard (1850s). Purchased 1862. NGV 1027-D1R (plaster/electrotype reproduction after Bernard Strauss)
  • Ewer (c.1860). Purchased 1862. NGV 1153-D1R (electroplate copper reproduction): see photo at right
  • Temperantia, salver (1860s). Purchased 1881. NGV 1020-D1R (electrotype copper reproduction after François Briot)

G.Franchi & Son, based in London, specialized in neoclassical replicas from c.1851 to 1874, when the firm was taken over by Elkington & Co.

The V&A holds other examples.


For the general history, see e.g. (accessed 16 April 2020)