Wedgwood Jasper Vase, Class E. Photographed by William Blake.

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Date:1900 - 1940 (c.)

Description:Lantern slide showing a Jasper vase by Wedgwood.

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 containing approximately sixty reader cards was found in the same box as the slides. The cards contain information about the images. The card that appears to correspond to this slide reads;

"Turning. When dried ware is turned on a lathe to remove rough edges and perfect its form before firing."
"Wedgwood Vase. The work of Josiah Wedgwood is unrivalled in unglazed bodies. This is an exquisite example of his Jasper Ware. The design is pressed separately in moulds and laid on to the body."


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Creators: Mr William Blake - Creator

Donor ref:(40/11879)

Source: The Potteries Museum & Art Gallery

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