Dish

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Date:1950 - 1959 (c.)

Description:'Mexican Madness' dish by Beswick.

J.W. Beswick was founded in about 1892 by James Wright Beswick and his sons John and Gilbert. From 1896 it operated from the Gold Street Works in Longton, Stoke-on-Trent. In 1938 it became John Beswick Ltd. The business was sold to Doulton & Co. Ltd in 1969. The Beswick factory closed in 2002. The John Beswick name is now (2015) owned by Dartington Crystal.

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Donor ref:2001c128 (157/19419)

Source: Potteries Museum & Art Gallery

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