Drawings of tea cup possibilities from Minton, Stoke-on-Trent, Britain. From Pattern book I. Before 1801. Lovingly digitalized just so you and I can see.

Design #2.
Design #2. Image © The Minton Archive, Stokes-on-Trent, England. Catalog in the public domain in the United States because it was published before January 1, 1924. via http://www.themintonarchive.org.uk/collections/getrecord/GB1857_G272_1_5_13_2_1
Design #3.
Design #3. Image © The Minton Archive, Stokes-on-Trent, England. Catalog in the public domain in the United States because it was published before January 1, 1924. via http://www.themintonarchive.org.uk/collections/getrecord/GB1857_G272_1_5_13_2_1
Design #10.
Design #10. Image © The Minton Archive, Stokes-on-Trent, England. Catalog in the public domain in the United States because it was published before January 1, 1924. via http://www.themintonarchive.org.uk/collections/getrecord/GB1857_G272_1_5_13_2_1
Design #12.
Design #12. Image © The Minton Archive, Stokes-on-Trent, England. Catalog in the public domain in the United States because it was published before January 1, 1924. via http://www.themintonarchive.org.uk/collections/getrecord/GB1857_G272_1_5_13_2_1
Design #13.
Design #13. Image © The Minton Archive, Stokes-on-Trent, England. Catalog in the public domain in the United States because it was published before January 1, 1924. via http://www.themintonarchive.org.uk/collections/getrecord/GB1857_G272_1_5_13_2_1
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18th century tile from England with birds so life like it’ll feel like the house is going to start chirping. From the collection of the National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne, Australia.

ca. 1740. Earthenware.
ca. 1740. Earthenware. Image © National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne. Fair use license. via https://www.ngv.vic.gov.au/explore/collection/work/95231/
Blue. ca. 1740. Earthenware.
Blue. ca. 1740. Earthenware. Image © National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne. Fair use license. via https://www.ngv.vic.gov.au/explore/collection/work/95230/
Blue tail. ca. 1740.
Blue tail. ca. 1740. Earthenware. Image © National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne. Fair use license. via https://www.ngv.vic.gov.au/explore/collection/work/17737/
Undated earthenware.
Undated. Earthenware. Image © National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne. Fair use license. via https://www.ngv.vic.gov.au/explore/collection/work/95232/

Girls in white dresses painted by English portrait painter Sir William Beechey (1753-1839). A look back into a quieter time. Didn’t even have railroads let alone space rockets.

Ellen Smith of Nottingham.
Ellen Smith of Nottingham. Undated. Oil on canvas. © 2019 MutualArt Services, Inc. Fair use license. via https://www.mutualart.com/Artwork/A-portrait-of-Ellen-Smith-of-Nottingham/FE8E405CD7594A18
Portrait of a girl.
Portrait of a girl. ca. 1790. Oil on canvas. Collection of the Yale Center for British Art. In the public domain in the United States because it was published before January 1, 1924. via https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:William_Beechey_-_Portrait_of_a_Girl_-_Google_Art_Project.jpg
Portrait of Miss Elizabeth Buckler standing in a landscape.
Portrait of Miss Elizabeth Buckler standing in a landscape. Undated. Oil on canvas. Collection of the Carnegie Institute. In the public domain in the United States because it was published before January 1, 1924. via https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Sir_William_Beechey_-_Portrait_of_Miss_Elizabeth_Buckler.jpg

Three princesses just slightly overdressed (and their pets).

Archduchess Maria Teresa of Austria (and her pet bird) 1771.
Archduchess Maria Teresa of Austria. 1771. Niece of the slightly more famous Marie Antoinette. Anton Raphael Mengs, artist. Image in the public domain. via commons.wikimedia.org.
Unknown Polish princess of the Vasa dynasty in Spanish costume (and her dog). ca. 1644.
Unknown Polish princess of the Vasa dynasty in Spanish costume. ca 1644. Peeter Danckers de Rij, artist. Artwork in the public domain. via commons.wikimedia.org.
Carlota Joaquina de Bourbon, Queen of Portugal and Princess of Spain. 1785.
Carlota Joaquina de Bourbon, Queen of Portugal and Princess of Spain. 1785. Mariano Salvador Maella, artist. Collection of the Prado National Museum. Artwork in the public domain. via commons.wikimedia.org.