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By Mervyn Edwards

ISBN-10: 1445608049

ISBN-13: 9781445608044

Burslem, the mum city of the potteries is documented right here utilizing evocative outdated and new photographs to list its humans and areas. The birthplace of Josiah Wedgwood has been domestic to the best overseas names in ceramics, from Davenport to Royal Doulton, quite a few family names whose dinner companies, tea-sets and drawing room ceramic paintings items have graced the tables of the area s wealthy and terrible alike. The Burslem Angel and the previous fireplace Station are featured, in addition to a few of the grand Victorian constructions and the factories, faculties, church buildings of the world. Many major occasions are recorded, together with the Sneyd Pit catastrophe of 1942. Compiled via Mervyn Edwards, this pictorial background deals a reminder of one other age and offers a invaluable perception into how humans lived and labored during this commercial community.

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