Australian Studio Pottery & China Painting

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Oxford University Press, 1986 - Arts and crafts movement - 192 pages
The social history of studio pottery and china painting in Australia is outlined, as Peter Timms traces its development as a means of individual artistic expression. Distinctive techniques and stylistic influences are explored, as are the circumstances and philosophical bases of their work. The book contains a comprehensive collection of biographies, making it a useful and authoritative text for scholars, craftsmen and collectors alike.

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Two Distinct national aspirations
Four Artwares
Five The precious seed

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About the author (1986)

Peter Timms has written Working at Swindon Works, which was reprinted twice. He lives in Swindon and his current book is the result of a decade's research into the works.

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