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Chatterley Whitfield Colliery, Stoke-on-Trent

Lantern slide containing a view of Chatterley Whitfield Colliery, Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire. This lantern slide appears to be one of a group used for a presentation or slide show by Blake entitled ...

Beeston Tor, Manifold Valley

The limestone cliff face of Beeston Tor with the dry bed of the River Manifold in the foreground. This area is now part of the Peak District National Park. Photographer: William Blake of Longton.

Labour Day Demonstration, Normacot, Longton

A procession during Labour Day demonstrations in Normacot, Stoke-on-Trent in 1906. Photographer: William Blake of Longton.

Cookshill Mill, Caverswall

A view of the River Blithe and Cookshill Mill at Caverswall. The fields at the rear of the mill were known as 'The Honesty Fields' as they were full of the the plant Lunaria Annua. The chimneys of the ...

View from Hanson Grange, Dovedale

A view across Dovedale believed to have been taken from the top of Nabbs Dale, near Hanson Grange, looking in a westerly direction towards Stanshope. This area is now part of the Peak District National ...

View from Baily Hill, Dovedale

A view over Dovedale believed to have been taken from a point near to the summit of Baily Hill, looking in a westerly direction towards Stanshope. The rocks of Ravens Tor appear in the middle distance ...

Footbridge, Dovedale

Footbridge at Ilam Rock in Dovedale, looking downstream from the Staffordshire bank. Photographed by William Blake of Longton.

Lion Rock, Dovedale

Stereoscope slide showing Lion Rock and the River Dove taken at Dovedale. Lion Rock is on the Derbyshire bank of the River Dove, the opposite bank is Staffordshire. This area is now part of the Peak District ...

River Dove, Wolfscote Dale

The footbridge over the River Dove at the northern end of Wolfscote Dale, looking upstream. Staffordshire is to the left and Derbyshire to the right. This area is now part of the Peak District National ...

Furlong Mills Co., Ltd. Burslem

Pottery factory exterior including two calcining kilns. Taken at Furlong Mills Co., Ltd., Furlong Lane, Burslem, Stoke-on-Trent. Calcining is the process of heating bone or flint to soften it for ...

Longton Pottery Co., Ltd. Longton

Pottery factory exterior, bottle kiln and demolition lorry taken at Longton Pottery Co. Ltd, Longton, Stoke-on-Trent. The lorry has the company name 'Potteries Demolition' painted on the bonnet. Date ...

Dolby's Potter's Mill, Lytton Street, Stoke-on-Trent

Pottery factory exterior including a calcining kiln. Taken at Dolby's Potter's Mill, Lytton Street, Stoke-on-Trent. The Trent and Mersey Canal can be seen in the foreground. Taken from the Gladstone ...

Phoenix Works, Longton

Pottery factory exterior including chimney and bottle kilns. Taken at the Phoenix pottery works, Longton, Stoke-on-Trent. Longton railway station can be seen in the foreground. Taken from the Gladstone ...

Placing, Aynsley pottery, Longton

Pottery factory interior taken the Aynsley pot bank in Commerce Street, Longton, Stoke-on-Trent. The workers are placing saggars in an oven prior to firing. Saggars Saggars are containers made ...

Placing a Biscuit Kiln, Maddock’s pottery, Burslem

Pottery factory interior taken at Maddock's pot bank in Burslem, Stoke-on-Trent. The workers are placing saggars in a biscuit kiln priot to firing. Saggars Saggars are containers made from fireclay ...

Price Brothers factory, Longport, Stoke-on-Trent

Pottery factory exterior and bottle oven taken at Price Brothers' National Teapot Factory, Longport, Stoke-on-Trent. The factory was situated on the Trent and Mersey Canal, which can be seen in the ...

Dalehall Mill's Calcining Kilns, Cobridge, Stoke-on-Trent

Pottery factory exterior with a view of a calcining kiln. Taken at Dalehall Mills Ltd., Adkins Street, Cobridge, Stoke-on-Trent. Calcining is the process of heating bone or flint to soften it for ...

Bottle Ovens, Dalehall Works, Burslem

Pottery factory exterior with a view of the bottle ovens at the Dalehall Works, Nr. Burslem, Stoke-on-Trent. Taken from the Gladstone Pottery Museum Photographic Collection. This photograph is part ...