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Broadway, Meir. Photographed by William Blake.

Street scene taken at Broadway Roundabout and Sandon Road, Meir, Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire. This is one of many street scenes in the Blake Collection. Most of them were taken in the Normacot and ...

Brocton. Photographed by William Blake.

Village scene taken at Brocton, Staffordshire.

Brushing.

Pottery factory interior showing a woman brushing bone china tea cups on a machine. Brushing the ware ensured the ware was free from dust or grit prior to glazing. Taken at the Shelley pottery factory, ...

Building the clammins, Sutherland Works, Longton

Pottery factory interior with a view of a loaded kiln stacked with saggars prior to firing. The man is ‘building the clammins’, a temporary seal in the wall of the oven with an access point through which ...

Burnishing in a pottery factory

Pottery factory interior with a view of a woman in the process of burnishing a plate. Burnishing Burnishing was the process whereby fired gold applications were rubbed to produce a lustrous finish. Silver ...

Burnishing ware, Minton's Ltd., Stoke-on-Trent

Pottery factory interior with a view of female workers in the process of burnishing ware. They are positioned facing the window as they needed good light to do the job. Taken at Minton's factory, London ...

Buxton Crescent. Photographed by William Blake.

Townscape taken at Buxton with a view of the crescent and dome, which now houses the Devonshire Hospital.

C.W.S. Crumpsall Swimming Club.

Group portrait of the Co-op Wholesale Society Crumpsall Swimming Club. Taken from the Gladstone Pottery Museum Photographic Collection. This photograph is part of the collections at Stoke-on-Trent ...

Cardigan suit

Cardigan suit of beige wool, knitted in a boucle pattern typical of the early 1960s. The straight skirt has an elasticated rib knit waistband and is lined with acetate. Box jacket with attractive black ...

Carlisle Street Gates, Longton Park, Longton. Photographed by William Blake.

View of the Carlisle Street Gates at Longton Park, Longton, Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire. The park's official name is Queen's Park and it was officially opened on July 25th 1888 by George Granville ...

Casting by Hand. Photographed by William Blake.

Lantern slide showing three young women in the process of casting by hand. This lantern slide appears to be one of a group used for a presentation or slide show by Blake entitled “Staffordshire Pottery.” ...

Casting in a pottery factory

Pottery factory interior showing a caster at work. The man is filling moulds with slip (liquid clay) from a hose. The shelves contain lines of moulds and unfired ware. Taken from the Gladstone ...

Casting Machine

Lantern slide showing male and female pottery workers operating a casting machine. Photographed by William Blake. This lantern slide appears to be one of a group used for a presentation or slide show ...

Casting Workshop.

Pottery factory interior with a view of a casting shop and workers. Rows of jugs in their moulds can be seen in the foreground of the picture. Taken at the Morley Fox pottery factory in Fenton, ...

Cauldon Low Quarry. Photographed by William Blake.

A view of the limestone quarry and workers at Cauldon Low.

Cauldon Low Quarry. Photographed by William Blake.

A view of the limestone quarry and workers at Cauldon Low.

Cauldon Quarries. Photographed by William Blake.

View of the quarries at Cauldon, Nr. Stoke-onTrent, Staffordshire.

Caverswall. Photographed by William Blake.

Village scene taken at Caverswall, Nr. Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire.