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Burgess & Leigh, Port Street, Middleport, Stoke-on-Trent

A crowded printing room at Burgess & Leigh in the mid 1930’s. Much of the printing was still done by hand. Notice the roller machine in the centre of the picture. This would be used for making patterned ...

Burnishing in a pottery factory

Pottery factory interior with a view of a woman in the process of burnishing a plate. Burnishing Burnishing was the process whereby fired gold applications were rubbed to produce a lustrous finish. Silver ...

Burnishing ware, Minton's Ltd., Stoke-on-Trent

Pottery factory interior with a view of female workers in the process of burnishing ware. They are positioned facing the window as they needed good light to do the job. Taken at Minton's factory, London ...

Canteen building, Lotus Ltd, Stafford

New canteen building at Lotus Ltd's factory, opened in 1968. Lotus was originally named Bostock's and was founded in the eighteenth century by Thomas Bostock, a cobbler. His three sons started their ...

Canteen, Evode Chemical Works Ltd., Stafford,

The new Evode canteen. From left to right are: Mr J. Digham, Miss E. McCabe, Mr E. Stunt, Mrs P. Thomas, Miss B. Lowness, Miss B. Greegan, Mrs Barker and Miss G. Leggett. Spic and Span Shoe Polishes ...

Canteen, Job White & Sons Ltd., Leek

This photograph was taken at 1 o'clock, the end of the lunch hour (shown on the clock). It was obviously winter-time as most of the workers are wearing their winter coats, and some of the ladies even ...

Carpenters, Lotus Shoe Factory, Stafford,

Lotus was originally named Bostock's and was founded in the eighteenth century by Thomas Bostock, a cobbler. His three sons started their own factories in Stafford, Stone and Northampton. Edwin Bostock's ...

Cartwright's Printworks, Willenhall

Interior of Albert Cartwright & Sons printworks in Moat Street, Willenhall, taken from glass plate negative, photographed by Harold Cartwright (one of Alfred's sons, born in about 1899). The boxes ...

Casting by Hand. Photographed by William Blake.

Lantern slide showing three young women in the process of casting by hand. This lantern slide appears to be one of a group used for a presentation or slide show by Blake entitled “Staffordshire Pottery.” ...

Casting Cups from Liquid Clay. Photographed by William Blake.

Factory interior with a view of pottery workers operating a casting machine. This image appears elsewhere in the collection and was used for a presentation by Blake entitled “Staffordshire Pottery.” ...

Casting in a pottery factory

Pottery factory interior showing a caster at work. The man is filling moulds with slip (liquid clay) from a hose. The shelves contain lines of moulds and unfired ware. Taken from the Gladstone ...

Casting Machine

Lantern slide showing male and female pottery workers operating a casting machine. Photographed by William Blake. This lantern slide appears to be one of a group used for a presentation or slide show ...

Casting Workshop.

Pottery factory interior with a view of a casting shop and workers. Rows of jugs in their moulds can be seen in the foreground of the picture. Taken at the Morley Fox pottery factory in Fenton, ...

Ceramic paintresses. Circa 1910

Three women painting dolls’ heads for use in toy manufacture. The Edwardian period saw a rise in popularity in toy dolls with ceramic painted heads, as they became cheaper to mass produce. The women ...

Chance & Hunt Salt Works, Stafford

Stoking furnaces at Chance & Hunt's Salt Works on Stafford Common. The furnaces heated large shallow iron pans containing brine. The water evaporated, leaving salt crystals. Brine deposits were discovered ...

Chance & Hunt's Salt Works, Stafford

workers skimming salt crystals from brine evaporation pans at Chance and Hunt's Salt Works, Stafford Common. Brine deposits were discovered under Stafford Common in 1877, during a search for water ...

Chance & Hunt's Salt Works, Stafford

Workers repairing iron evaporation pans at Chance and Hunt's Salt Works, Stafford Common. Brine deposits were discovered under Stafford Common in 1877, during a search for water supplies for the town. ...

Chance & Hunt's Salt Works, Stafford

The hothouse at Chance and Hunt's Salt Works, Stafford Common. Salt crystals are being packed in sacks or tubs. Brine deposits were discovered under Stafford Common in 1877, during a search for water ...