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The Pott’ries July 2008

Oops… Before presenting this month’s section on the English Potteries, let me apologize for an impropriety in the all-important word that defines this particular section. Please forgive me for the incorrect location of the apostrophe in the word POTT’RIES. The … Continue reading

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The Pott’ries

(Shaw, History of the Staffordshire Potteries, 1900 reprint of 1829 manuscript, pg. 1) According to Josiah C. Wedgwood (Descendant of J. Wedgwood of Etruria), the first reference to “The Potteries” probably dates to the latter half of the 18th century; … Continue reading

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Churchyard Works, Burslem

In this installation, we explore the history of a famous pottery, one that housed portions of several potters’ careers. Some of these men are easily recognized, others not. Often, the histories of potworks are sketchy and any additional information is … Continue reading

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The Pott’ries July 2008

Oops… Before presenting this month’s section on the English Potteries, let me apologize for an impropriety in the all-important word that defines this particular section. Please forgive me for the incorrect location of the apostrophe in the word POTT’RIES. The … Continue reading

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The Pot’tries

In this installation, we explore the history of a famous pottery, one that housed portions of several potters’ careers. Some of these men are easily recognized, others not. Often, the histories of potworks are sketchy and any additional information is … Continue reading

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