Cookery Class, Sutherland Institute, Longton

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Date:April 1917

Description:A cookery class at the Sutherland Institute, Longton with the caption: "Who Cares for 1917 Weather with a Kitchen like this?" The girl in the centre is Olive Eardley (later Hill), who was the daughter of William Blake’s friend Albert Eardley, a pottery designer and painter. Olive later worked as Blake’s photography shop assistant and ran the shop for nearly 20 years after his retirement.

Photographer: William Blake of Longton.

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Creators: Mr William Blake - Creator

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Source: The Potteries Museum & Art Gallery

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