Caldon Canal near Lichfield Street, Stoke-on-Trent

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Date:1940 - 1960 (c.)

Description:This picture shows the Caldon Canal running past a pottery factory near Lichfield Street in Stoke-on-Trent. Canals were a very important means of transporting raw materials and finished ceramic products: prior to the advent of the canals ceramic ware was transported by packhorse and over two-thirds of the consignment was often broken.

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Source: The Potteries Museum & Art Gallery

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