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Engraving Tools. Punch.

Engraver's punch. Made of metal, it has a cylindrical body and a conical head with a recessed centre, giving an annular or ringed impression. It is around 8cm in length. Used in the engraving process ...

Engraving Tools. Scraper.

Engraver's scraper. A wooden-handled tool with a flat steel blade. The maker's mark, VAUTIER, is impressed on the blade. Roughly 17cm in length. Used in the engraving process to scrape away the ...

Engraving Tools. Scriber.

Engraver's scriber. It is a long steele pen-shaped tool with one needle end and one split fork end. Roughly 8cm in length. This tool was used to mark pencil sketches onto copper printing plates ...

Engraving Tools. Wedge.

Engraver's wooden wedge. Used in the engraving process to support a copper plate and make it solid while engraving. Roughly 14cm in length. One of a set of tools once belonging to Mr Harry Millward, ...

Enamel Kiln, Sutherland Works, Longton

Pottery factory interior depicting the placing of an enamel kiln. Enamel kilns are much smaller than bottle ovens, and because the whole inside of the kiln is made from refractory material do not need ...

Engraving Tool.

Engraver's tool. This flat irregularly shaped piece of lead was used to clean the engraver's tools. It is roughly 1.5cm in length. Part of a set of tools once belonging to local engraver, Mr Harry ...

Engraving Tool.

Pottery-making tool used to cut or etch designs onto copper plates. The copper plates would then be inked and used to produce design outlines and ceramic transfers. The tool consists of a short ...

Engraving Tools. Chalk.

Engraver's chalk. Possibly used in the engraving process to show lines that have been engraved. Roughly 2.5cm in length. Part of a set of engraving tools once belonging to local engraver, Mr ...

Engraving Tools. Dabber.

Engraver's dabber. Usually made by the engraver or printer, this tool consists of a roll of green felt, bound by string and knotted. It is around 6cm long. The knot forms a handle for the tool. A ...

Engraving Tools. Emery Paper.

Various grades of emery and sand paper. Used by the engraver to rub down the burr created from etching, cutting or punching copper printing plates. Abrasive paper like this was also used to clean ...

Engraving Tools. File.

Engraver's file. Hand-made tool consisting of a wooden block with stiff blackened emery paper wrapped around. Roughly 14cm in length. The paper is nailed to the block on the tool's upper side. Used ...

Engraving Tools. File.

Engraver's file. It is a regular metal-working file with diagonal grooves on its cutting surface. The handle is missing. It is roughly 27cm in length. Probably used by the engraver to remove the ...

Engraving Tools. Graver.

Engraver's tool known as a graver. Made of metal, it tapers to a rough point with a flattened head and is bevelled into a diamond shape. It is roughly 3.5cm in length. Used in the engraving process ...

Engraving Tools. Graver.

Engraving tool known as a graver. It has a rectangular section and a flattened bevelled head with two curved sides. It is around 5cm in length. It was used to etch tear-drop shapes onto copper plates. The ...

Engraving Tools. Magnifying Glass.

Engraver's magnifying glass. The glass is circular with rough chipped edges. It has a diameter of 2.5cm. It was used in the engraving process to magnify close and detailed work. It is possible ...

Engraving Tools. Punch Cleaner.

Engraver's punch cleaner. Wooden handled tool with a hollow brass tubular end and a small brass disc or cog with a groove down the sides and a hole in the centre. Roughly 8cm in length. It was ...

Engraving Tools. Punch.

Engraving tool used to punch design details onto copper plates. The copper plates would then be inked and used to produce design outlines and ceramic transfers. Roughly 11cm in length. Taken ...

Engraving Tools. Punch.

Engraver's punch. Made of metal. Roughly cylindrical in shape, it has one flat end and one flattened pointed head. It is approximately 10cm in length. Used to punch etched design details onto copper ...