An interesting start to the day courtesy of an Instagram post by a leading Pugin expert. Staring at me from my ipad was a beautiful teapot design from Pugin’s Parliamemtary Archives, that was identical to the teapot in the Collection, previously attributed to John Hardman. The discovery of this design also means that a very similar teapot in the V&A’s collection can now be directly attributed to EW Pugin, Augustus Pugin’s son,, not Hardman. More details at this link.