English Earthenware Made During the 17th and 18th Centuries: Illustrated by Specimens in the National Collections

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H. M. Stationery Office, 1904 - Pottery - 132 pages

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Page 119 - Jist of those which were founded during the latter part of the eighteenth and beginning of the nineteenth century.
Page 102 - The establishment of The Medical Repository, which was continued until 1824, was of great service in promulgating medical knowledge and stimulating medical thought and writing in this country at the close of the eighteenth and in the early years of the nineteenth centuries. The graduate of Yale, however, whose published contributions in the eighteenth century are of the greatest permanent value to medicine, was not a physician, but was that useful and versatile man, Noah Webster, of the Class of...
Page 122 - It was against the evils of society his watchfulness was directed, and these he uniformly endeavoured to counteract. Hence] four rules he sometimes gave to be observed in our converse with men. Have communion with few. Be familiar with one. Deal justly with all. Speak evil of none.
Page 108 - Earthenware, manufactured by Hartley, Greens, and Co., at Leeds Pottery, with a great variety of other articles ; the same Enamel'd, Printed, or Ornamented with Gold to any Pattern ; also with Coats of Arms, Cyphers, Landscapes, etc., Leeds, 1783.
Page 35 - art of makeinge tiles, and porcelane, and other earthenwares, after the way practised in Holland,
Page 121 - ... and for which only a nominal rent was charged. In 1734 the grants, or permanent leases, of water lots begin to appear, and on these annual rents payable in money were assessed. About 350 folios of Liber B are filled with entries of this kind. Grants of water lots far exceed all others from 1735 to the early years of the nineteenth century. About the middle of the eighteenth century the water lots began to be numbered, and additions to them were granted. Gradually grants of this kind extended...
Page 80 - His improvements in the potting or fashioning of his wares, and in their body or paste, were very great and perfectly legitimate. So much as this cannot be said of the artistic value of his work. Accepting, and even encouraging, the prevailing fashion of his day, Wedgwood adopted the rather shallow conceptions of classic art then in vogue.
Page 123 - Honour to the Brave ; Health to the Sick And Freedom to the Slave.
Page 87 - I was the first person that made use of bone in earthenware when in my apprenticeship at Mr. Palmer's at Hanley Green.

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