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Bernard Moore Ware. Photographed by William Blake.

A display case containing a selection of ware by Bernard Moore. Formerly of Moore Bros., Longton, Bernard Moore is noted for producing Flambe Glaze ware during its revival in the early 20th century. The ...

Egyptian, Pottery Workers. Photographed by William Blake.

Lantern slide showing an Egyptian Potter selling his ware on the banks of the Nile. This lantern slide appears to be one of a group used for a presentation or slide show by Blake entitled “Staffordshire ...

Entrance to Longton Public Market

The entrance to Longton Public Market on the Strand. This was one of six entrances to the market, but by far the most ornate. Built with a French renaissance style roof this market opened in 1863 and ...

Hanley Public Market on Tontine Street, Hanley

Before moving to the Potteries Shopping Centre, Hanley Pubic Market was in the old meat market on Tontine Street. This photograph shows the entrance on Tontine Street in the days before traffic was banned. ...

Longton Market from Transport Lane

This photograph was taken from halfway along Transport Lane (formerly called Market Lane) with Market Street at the bottom. One of the six entrances to the Public Market is seen through the gate in the ...

Market Passage, Burslem

Market Passage runs off Market Place in Burslem, giving access to the indoor market (sometimes known as St John's Market). The shop on the right was originally the Home & Colonial Store.

Market Square, Hanley

A similar scene to a present market day in Hanley's Market Square. The large building on the left housing Swynerton's Café and Sherwin's music store was demolished to make way for the Potteries Shopping ...

Modern Egyptian Potter. Photographed by William Blake.

Lantern slide showing an Egyptian Potter selling his ware on the banks of the Nile. This is one of the few coloured slides in the collection. This lantern slide appears to be one of a group used for ...

Notice on weights and measures - from the Enoch Wood scrapbook

During the early 1800s, people in the Potteries grew very wary about the use by dishonest traders of false weights and measures on market day. Rip-off It was the big 'rip-off' scandal of its time, ...

Parliament Row, Hanley.

This scene shows a billposter outside Woolworth & Co. Ltd around the late fifties or early sixties. The poster advertises the play 'Subway in the Sky', which was showing at the Odeon cinema where Frederick ...

Parliament Square and Hanley meat market

The old Hanley meat market from Parliament Square with Webberley's store in the background. Built in 1831 in classical style with Roman style Doric doorways, the old meat market building is now grade ...

Queen's Theatre, Wedgwood Place, Burslem.

The open space was the site of the former meat market in Burslem. Situated next to the town hall the meat market was built around 1850 for the sale of fresh meat. Behind the market was the Police station, ...

Resolutions of a meeting of the inhabitants of Lane End - from the Enoch Wood scrapbook

In 1795 the people of Lane End had reached the end of their tether over suspicions that they were being ripped off. Disputes arose at market as some dishonest traders knowingly used false weights and ...

Stoke market hall, Church Street, Stoke

This plan is of Stoke market hall in Church Street, Stoke. The building is still used as a market hall today and has an adjacent area of open land with outdoor stalls. Diagrams (from top): - Front of ...

Stoke Public Market buildings, Church Street, Stoke-upon-Trent

This view is from Church Street at the corner with South Wolfe Street. The main entrance to the market is just off the picture on the left by the "Public Market" sign. These buildings, dating from 1900, ...

The Strand, Longton

The view along the Strand towards the railway bridge and Times Square, with the Crown Hotel building behind, taken from close to the corner of Heathcote Road. On the left hand edge is the entrance to ...

Tunstall Town Hall

The side entrances to Tunstall Town Hall and Public Market in Butterfield Place. The market building dates from 1857 and the Town Hall from 1883 Both are grade II listed buildings. Tunstall High Street ...

Unknown Group and Location. Photographed by William Blake.

Lantern slide showing a market in a foreign location. It would appear to be one of a series of images captured whilst touring Egypt and Israel.

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