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#19874 - Shelley teaset

Resource ID
19874
Title/subtitle
Shelley teaset
Format
Object
Identifier
Staunton, William; Sorrelle, Frances
Physical description
6 teacups, 5 saucers, 5 small plates, 1 cake plate, 1 teapot and stand, 1 milk jug
Summary
Tea set depicting scenes of Canberra including Parliament House, the Speaker's chair in the House, \"Yarralumla\", the Cotter Dam
Location
Display case
Availability
Not for loan
Notes
Tea set was originally purchased by Mr and Mrs William Staunton of 3 Doonkuna Street Reid when they married in 1927. The tea set was used as the 'visitors' tea set' until the mid 1960s. It was donated by Frances Sorrelle, Mr and Mrs Staunton's daughter.
Tea service