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Cutting Clay for a Saggar. Photographed by William Blake.

Lantern slide showing a pottery worker cutting clay for the making of Saggars. This lantern slide appears to be one of a group used for a presentation or slide show by Blake entitled “Staffordshire ...

Cutting Clay for a Saggar. Photographed by William Blake.

Lantern slide showing a pottery worker cutting clay for the making of Saggars. "Cutting Clay for a Saggar Maker. Prepared clay is placed in a heap and long slices are cut from it as required."

Demolition of a Pot Bank, Longton. Photographed by William Blake.

Industrial landscape showing the demolition of a pot bank. Taken at Longton, Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire.

Dipping China. Photographed by William Blake.

Factory interior with pottery workers dipping china. Taken at Longton, Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire.

Dipping China. Photographed by William Blake.

Factory interior with pottery workers dipping china. Taken at Longton, Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire.

Dovedale

A view of the River Dove at Dovedale near Lovers' Leap, taken from the Derbyshire side of the river, with the limestone crags of the Twelve Apostles on the Staffordshire side in the background. This area ...

Dr. A.M. McAldowie

Born in Aberdeen in 1852, Alexander Morison McAldowie moved to Staffordshire in 1876 when he was appointed House Physician at the North Staffordshire Infirmary. He later had a private practice at Brook ...

Draycott, Staffordshire. Photographed by William Blake.

Village scene taken at Draycott, Staffordshire.

Draycott-in-the-Moors. Photographed by William Blake.

Village scene including a man at work. Taken at Draycott-in-the-Moors, Staffordshire.

Driveway at Highcroft, Rough Close

View of the rear driveway. A member of the Barlow family, possibly Sydney Harvey Barlow, standing outside his home, Highcroft, Windmill Hill, Rough Close. We think the photograph was taken by William ...

Driveway at Highcroft, Rough Close

A member of the Barlow family, possibly Sydney Harvey Barlow, standing outside his home, Highcroft, Windmill Hill, Rough Close. We think the photograph was taken by William Blake of Longton for the ...

Ecton Foot Bridge. Photographed by William Blake.

Landscape with a view of Ecton Foot Bridge, Manifold, Staffordshire. This area is now part of the Peak District National Park.

Emptying Saggars. Photographed by William Blake.

Factory interior with a view of pottery workers emptying saggars. Taken at Longton, Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire.

Emptying Saggars. Photographed by William Blake.

Lantern slide showing pottery workers in the process of emptying saggars. This lantern slide appears to be one of a group used for a presentation or slide show by Blake entitled “Staffordshire Pottery.” ...

Essex Bridge. Photographed by William Blake.

View of the Essex Bridge spanning the River Trent at Great Haywood, Staffordshire. The bridge was originally called Shugborough Bridge.

Floodgate Cottage, Trentham. Photographed by William Blake.

View of Floodgate Cottage, Trentham, Nr. Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire.

Floodgate Cottage, Trentham. Photographed by William Blake.

View of Floodgate Cottage, Trentham, Nr. Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire.

Florence Colliery. "Working Own Seam". Photographed by William Blake.

People picking their own coal from a surface seam during the coal strike of 1912. Taken at Florence Colliery, Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire. Named after the Duke of Sutherland's daughter, the pit was ...