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figure group

figure group

Date: 1825 ca

Media: pearlware, enamel, glaze

Size: h(cm) : 15.8 x l(cm) : 15.4 x w(cm) : 11.2,h(cm) :

Acquired: 1941; Purchase

Accession Number: NMW A 35262

This figure group is called 'The New Marriage Act'. It refers to an act of 1823 that made it illegal for a clergyman to perform a clandestine marriage and restricted the number of reasons for which marriages could be annulled.

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