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Throwing Rib.

Thrower's rib made from fired white earthenware. A hand held pottery-making tool used for smoothing the outside shape of a pot while it was being thrown. There is a hole to hang the tool up when ...

Throwing Rib.

Thrower's rib made from slate. A hand-held tool used for smoothing the outside shape of a pot while it is being thrown. The thumb hole aids use. Ribs are usually made from pottery, metal or ...

Throwing Rib.

Thrower's rib made from iron. A hand-held tool used for smoothing the outside shape of a pot while it is being thrown. This example has no thumb hole but an extension to aids use, which makes ...

Throwing Rib.

Throwing rib made from rubber. A pottery-making tool used for smoothing the outside shape of a pot while it is being thrown. Ribs are usually made from pottery, metal or slate and would normally ...

Timber workers, Henry Venables Ltd., Stafford

Henry Venables Ltd. timber workers dismantling a felled oak tree at an unidentified country estate in Staffordshire. Henry Venables founded his timber business in Foregate Street, next to Bostock’s ...

Timber yard, Henry Venables Ltd, Stafford

Sawmill and timber yard at Henry Venables Ltd., Doxey, Stafford. Henry Venables founded his timber business in Foregate Street, next to Bostock’s shoe manufactory. He made wooden packing cases for ...

Timber yard, Henry Venables Ltd., Stafford

Waogons on the spur line from the main Stafford-Uttoxeter railway line leading into the sidings at Venables' timber yard, Doxey, Stafford. Henry Venables founded his timber business in Foregate Street, ...

Timber yard, Henry Venables Ltd., Stafford

A general view of the timber yard at Henry Venables Ltd., Doxey, Stafford. Henry Venables founded his timber business in Foregate Street, next to Bostock’s shoe manufactory. He made wooden packing ...

Timber yard, Henry Venables Ltd., Stafford

Sawmill and timber yard at Henry Venables Ltd., Doxey, Stafford. Henry Venables founded his timber business in Foregate Street, next to Bostock’s shoe manufactory. He made wooden packing cases for ...

Timson's shoe repair poster advertisment

Shoe repair advertisment showing types of repair and costs. Belonged to Arthur Wheelton of Leek.

To Potters - Document from the Enoch Wood Scrapbook

Job Vacancies Printed notice dated April 7th 1810, advertising work opportunities for dish-makers, plate-makers and muffin-makers at the Wood and Caldwell pot bank in Burslem. Up to three years ...

To the members of the Union and the working classes generally - a notice from the Enoch Wood scrapbook

An address to members of the potters' union, urging them not to be tempted into violence against their opponents. In the early 1800s, times were hard and trade unions were barely recognised. Many employers ...

To the People - Document from the Enoch Wood Scrapbook

Reform Printed notice advocating the use of non-violent means to achieve reform of the political system. Britains political system was dominated and maintained by aristocratic landowners. The growing ...

Toggling sheepskins, Chapman's Sheepskin Works, Tutbury

Stretching tanned sheepskins on a frame. E.B. & W.R. Chapman's Sheepskin Works, at the Old Mill, Tutbury. The corn mill in Tutbury was converted to use as a tannery in 1913-14 by E.B. Chapman. His ...

Token, Bill's Brilliant Oil Blacking, Walsall

A token coin advertising Bill's Brilliant Oil Blacking and Furniture Cream, from Walsall. During the 19th century it was common for publicans, licencees and shopkeepers to issue their own tokens or ...

Token, Burton upon Trent

Burton-upon-Trent copper alloy token. Possibly issued by Benjamin Haften, a grocer. Token coins such as this were issued by businesses and other organisations when official coinage was in short supply. ...

Token, Cheadle

Cheadle half pence copper alloy token, issued by Robert Smith of Cheadle, possibly an innkeeper. Token coins such as this were issued by businesses and other organisations when official coinage was ...

Token, E. Moore, Hanley

Copper farthing trade token issued by Edward Moore, grocer of Moore's Buildings, Tontine Square, Hanley. During the 19th century it was common for publicans, licencees and shopkeepers to issue their ...