Stoke-on-Trent | Wedgwood Series
2 series of cards (22 cards in total) from Wedgwood when they were in Etruria (to 1940). The cards display the operations of pottery manufacture.
Page 1 Blunging and the Clay Press: preparing the clay 2 Pug Mill and throwing: producing ware on the wheel 3 Throwing and dish making: producing ware from the clay 4 Casting: producing ware from slip 5 Figure maker and Ornamenter: producing typical Wedgwood ware 6 Modeler: Producing quality pottery ware 7 Turner: preparing the ware 8 Firing the ware: Loading the saggar and the bottle kiln 9 Printer and transfer: Putting the pattern on the pottery 10 Underglaze painting: Hand painting the pattern 11 Slip dipping: Applying the glaze before firing 12 Glost firing: Firing the decoration on the ware 13 The finished work: The Portland Vase and Wedgwood
All of the postcards in this Wedgwood series were kindly supplied by John Booth the 2000 president of the Potteries Postcard Society. email: John Booth