Monthly Archives: September 2010

BIBLICAL CITIES Series

Feature of the month March 2010 BIBLICAL CITIES Series by Charles James Mason & Co. The views featured in this series are all cities that are mentioned in the Bible, thus the collector-assigned name given to the grouping. The series, … Continue reading

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Wednesday, May 14, 2008

Wednesday, May 14, 2008 With encouragement from my husband Kent, I’ve made some pretty major decisions this week. Continuing to work on the lay-up of my third book, the Charm of English Pink, I have felt overwhelmed, as if I … Continue reading

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Margie’s (Bi−) Monthly Log − July 20 2008

Margie’s (Bi−) Monthly Log − July 20 2008 I don’t actually think one should be tardy in the very first month of a commitment, but that’s exactly what I’ve done. I never realized how rapidly a month can elapse! Nonetheless, … Continue reading

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Margie’s log for April/May 200

Margie’s log for April/May 2009: The Charm of English Pink: The Pots is finally finished! To me, the book seems absolutely HUGE, 414 pages, and it did indeed take forever! Since I last wrote a “monthly” log, there have been … Continue reading

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Margie’s log for September 2009

Margie’s log for September 2009: What a wonderful, busy summer we’ve had! In early June, Kent and I hosted the very first Transferware Collectors’ Club Regional Meeting! Thirty-one people came from all around the country − and we were fortunate … 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 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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Patterns in pink the list

English Patterns Produced in Pink Although the English designs on this list probably were made in a variety of other colors, without exception each one was produced in pink. Essentially, this lengthy list is the world’s composite collection of British … Continue reading

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Family Members

Family Members Webster defines color in two ways: first, as “a sensation evoked as a response to the stimulation of the eye and its attached nervous mechanisms by radiant energy of certain wave lengths and intensities” and, second, as “a … Continue reading

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