Sip your tea from the Mr Stephenson's Rocket Enamel Mug, perfect for home-use or taking on picnics or camping. The image is of a poster advertising the Museum of Science (now the Science Museum) in South Kensington, London, showing a stylised depiction of Robert Stephenson and his locomotive, Rocket, which was an exhibit at the Museum.
Built by Robert Stephenson & Co in Newcastle, the Rocket locomotive won the Rainhill Trials competition of 1829, which aimed to establish which was the most efficient locomotive for railway haulage. Artwork by Edward McKnight Kauffer (1890-1954).
The Mr Stephenson's Rocket Enamel Mug measures 8 cm x 8 cm