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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 ...

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 withy 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, ...

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.

Unknown Location and Group. Photographed by William Blake.

Lantern slide showing a group of men in a foreign location. The location is unknown but the slide seems to belong to a set of images taken whilst touring Egypt and parts of the Middle East.

Uttoxeter fruit market

This image captures the bustle of business at Uttoxeter fruit market in around 1920. Motor and horse-drawn vehicles laden with produce vie for the attention of busy shoppers in bowler hats and flat ...

Webberleys from Parliament Square, Hanley

This photograph was taken in Parliament Square looking towards Percy Street. The five storey building in the background is Webberley's printers, stationers and booksellers, founded 1913. Dating from ...

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