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W.R. Midwinter Ltd., Midwinter

Core Record

Title Midwinter 'Modern'
Collection Museum of Design in Plastics: Arts University Bournemouth
Manufacturer W.R. Midwinter Ltd.
Date circa 1960-1969
Description Part of a pale blue tea set, or dinner service, manufactured by W R Midwinter Ltd in the 1960s. The set comprises 6 tea cups made of melamine formaldehyde. This kind of tableware was popular during the 50s and 60s for its bright colours and 'unbreakable' quality. It later lost favour due to the fact it stained easily and so is now mainly used for picnics. For the rest of the set see AIBDC : 0_6619.
Accession Number AIBDC : 005394
Dimensions height 70mm, diameter 90mm
Materials plastic, MF, melamine formaldehyde
Notes Everyday objects, such as those in this collection, are sometimes difficult to research. If you have any information about this object please contact the museum on modip@aub.ac.uk.
Rights MoDiP has done its utmost to obtain clearance from all IPR holders before adding images to this catalogue, if you believe that any image has been used without permission please contact us on modip@aub.ac.uk.
Method compression moulded
Object Type cup



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