Art Hx: Visual and Medical Legacies of British Colonialism

A globular creamy white jar raised on a round foot with two handles. The jar has a domed cover with many small holes in it. The jar has two handles on each side. The front of the jar has the word leeches written in brown capital letters.

Title:  Leech Jar

Artist/Maker: Leeds Pottery

Date: 1775–1790

Source: The Colonial Williamsburg Foundation

Copyright/Permissions: The Colonial Williamsburg Foundation. Museum Purchase.

References: William Wordsworth, Resolution and Independence.

Location(s): Leeds, England

Art Hx