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50000th Reliant Regal

Tom Scott, the Managing Director of Reliant is seen here at a presentation to mark the 50000th Reliant Regal. The Reliant Motor Company was formed in 1935 when Mr T.L. Williams decided to build his ...

A factory tour at Reliant

Charlie Courier, the factory manager, can be seen on the left giving a tour of the factory. A production line of Reliant Regals can be seen behind them. The Reliant Motor Company was formed in 1935 ...

Adderley Works, Lightwood Road, Longton

These premises were near to the bus station. William A. Adderley operated the Daisy Bank Pottery in Longton, Stoke-on-Trent producing China and Earthenware. After 1905 they traded as Adderleys Ltd. ...

Aerial View of Armitage Pottery Works

The first pottery on this site was established by Thomas Bond. he was declared bankrupt two years later and the pottery was purchased by John Tunnicliff. In about 1851 the business was taken aover by ...

Aerographing Ware. Photographed by William Blake.

Lantern slide of a pottery worker aerographing a bowl. This lantern slide appears to be one of a group used for a presentation or slide show by Blake entitled “Staffordshire Pottery.” A small folder ...

Aerographing Ware. Photographed by William Blake.

Lantern slide of a pottery worker aerographing a bowl. This lantern slide appears to be one of a group used for a presentation or slide show by Blake entitled “Staffordshire Pottery.” A small folder ...

Aerographing.

Pottery factory interior with a view of women aerographing. They are using pneumatic airbrushes. Possibly taken at the Gladstone China, Uttoxeter Road, Stoke-on-Trent. Aerography was the mechanical ...

Alstom, Hixon, Stafford

Employees, engineers and managers are pictured with the Mayor of Stafford, Councillor Harry Brunt in the Test Laboratory at the Hixon site on New Road, Hixon. The Mayor was there to officially open newly ...

An Oven Opened. Photographed by William Blake.

Lantern slide looking into a hot oven. The stacked saggars can be seen inside. This lantern slide appears to be one of a group used for a presentation or slide show by Blake entitled “Staffordshire ...

An Oven Opened. Photographed by William Blake.

Lantern slide looking into a hot oven. The stacked saggars can be seen inside. This lantern slide appears to be one of a group used for a presentation or slide show by Blake entitled “Staffordshire ...

Anchor Pottery, Longton

Demolition of a bottle oven at Sampson Bridgwood's Anchor Pottery in Goddard Street in the East Vale area of Longton. These are hovel ovens where the oven stands in the centre of a separate circular ...

Application of Gold Print Transfers.

Pottery factory interior showing a woman applying gold print transfers to ware. She is applying a transfer of the Stockport coat-of-arms to a bone china tea service commissioned by the Stockport Chamber ...

Application of transfers, Booths' Church Bank Pottery, Tunstall

Ridgway Potteries Ltd., Booths' Church Bank Pottery, Tunstall showing the underglaze decorating shop. The women are applying patterns to ware using transfers. Taken from the Gladstone Pottery Museum ...

Applying Designs by Machine, Wedgwood Factory, Barlaston,

Applying designs to plates at Wedgwood by the use of a multi-bump machine. Josiah Wedgwood (1730 - 1795) began his apprenticeship as a potter in 1744. He started his own pottery business at Ivy House ...

Applying Handles to Cups.

Pottery factory interior showing a woman fixing handles to cups. She is sticking the handles to the cups using liquid clay or slip. Taken from the Gladstone Pottery Museum Photographic Collection. This ...

Applying Transfers.

Pottery factory interior with a view of a woman applying transfer prints to tea pots. Taken from the Gladstone Pottery Museum Photographic Collection. This photograph is part of the collections ...

Applying Transfers.

Pottery factory interior showing a woman operating an automatic brushing machine. The machine brushes a transfer image onto porous biscuit ware in this case. Taken from the Gladstone Pottery Museum ...

Aynsley China's Sydney Works, Longton

This photograph was taken looking east from the corner of Bridgwood Street and Sutherland Road. On the right hand side is Aynsley's Sydney Works. This is part of what is known as Aynsley's Northern Range ...