I've been researching these type of patterns for a number of years - it's exciting to have another one come to the forefront. I also noticed another small detail. It appears that the design of the lower marley in the brim section uses a diamond motif with a descending vertical line. This is used in the "Sydenham" pattern. I have noticed it in two other patterns (though I'm guessing there are others) - "Peruvian Horse Hunt" (registered in 1853) by Anthony Shaw and "Crystal Palace" (I don't recall the maker off hand). Some have suggested that the purported Greco/Roman figures used in the design may have been inspired by those displayed at the Great Exhibition in London which opened in 1851. The Great Exhibition was later moved to Sydenham Hill (quite possibly used to name Clementson's pattern) and reopened in 1854.
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