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Potter Collection

Background imagePotter Collection: Poole Pottery - Shaping a pot on the potters wheel

Poole Pottery - Shaping a pot on the potters wheel
Shaping a pot on the potters wheel. Poole Pottery was founded in 1873 on Poole quayside, where it continued to produce pottery by hand before moving its factory operations away from the quay in 1999

Background imagePotter Collection: Lucie Rie - potter

Lucie Rie - potter
Dame Lucie Rie, DBE (16 March 1902 1 April 1995), Austrian-born British studio potter. Date: 1986

Background imagePotter Collection: 1st Battalion Cheshire Regiments regimental drum

1st Battalion Cheshire Regiments regimental drum
Original painting for the 1st Battalion Cheshire Regiments regimental drum showing 17 Battle Honours of the Regiment from Louisburg to Kut al Amara

Background imagePotter Collection: Three Coldstream Guards -- Crimean Braves

Three Coldstream Guards -- Crimean Braves
Three Coldstream Guards posing in uniform, with their weapons, in a photograph entitled Crimean Braves. The men are Joseph Numa, John Potter and James Deal

Background imagePotter Collection: Beatrix Potter

Beatrix Potter Date: circa

Background imagePotter Collection: Stuffed Kittens Lunch

Stuffed Kittens Lunch
Stuffed animals sit around a tiny table eating and drinking at the Walter Potter Museum, Jamaica Inn, London, sadly sold off and disbanded in 2003. Date: 1960s

Background imagePotter Collection: The House of Anton Lang at Oberammergau, Germany

The House of Anton Lang at Oberammergau, Germany
The House of Anton Lang at Oberammergau, Bavaria Germany. Anton Lang (18751938) was a German studio potter and an actor in the Oberammergau Passion Play

Background imagePotter Collection: Hopi Potter 1908

Hopi Potter 1908
Nampeyo, a renowned pot-maker of the Hopi village of Tewa, northeastern Arizona : her pots are hand-made in every sense - no wheel or elaborate tools are used

Background imagePotter Collection: Edwardian view - men on Roman Bridge, Marple

Edwardian view - men on Roman Bridge, Marple
The man in the centre of the groups George Potter, a friend and employee of Ernest Battersby who is on the right. The Roman Bridge is in fact medieval, just outside Marple

Background imagePotter Collection: Town Crier in pony and trap, Walton-on-the-Naze, Essex

Town Crier in pony and trap, Walton-on-the-Naze, Essex
James Smith, Town Crier of Walton-on-the-Naze, Essex, in pony and trap. Seen here passing the butchers shop owned by J Potter, where cuts of meat are on display

Background imagePotter Collection: London Trade Card - James Potter, Leather Breeches Maker

London Trade Card - James Potter, Leather Breeches Maker, at the sign of the Boot and Breeches, Shoemaker Row, near Aldgate. 18th century

Background imagePotter Collection: William de Morgan by Evelyn de Morgan

William de Morgan by Evelyn de Morgan
Portrait of William Frend de Morgan (1839-1917), English potter, tile designer and novelist, by Evelyn de Morgan (nee Pickering). circa 1880s

Background imagePotter Collection: Decorating Pottery - Barons Art - Barnstaple

Decorating Pottery - Barons Art - Barnstaple
Decorating by hand at Barons Art Pottery at Barnstaple, Devon. Here William Baron (grandson of the pottery founder William Leonard Baron) can be seen painting the pottery

Background imagePotter Collection: C17 Potter / Woodcut

C17 Potter / Woodcut
A potter at his wheel, turned by his foot, puts the finishing touches to an elegant pot

Background imagePotter Collection: Mrs Potter / Players 1903

Mrs Potter / Players 1903
MRS JAMES BROWN-POTTER (nee CORA URQUHART) American actress

Background imagePotter Collection: Indian Potters Wheel

Indian Potters Wheel
A Indian potter moulding a vase or jug at his wheel, with assorted dishes, made earlier, all around him

Background imagePotter Collection: Anton Lang, actor, in his pottery workshop

Anton Lang, actor, in his pottery workshop
Anton Lang (1875-1938), German actor, in his pottery workshop. He worked as a potter, and performed as an actor in the Oberammergau Passion Plays, playing the role of Jesus Christ in 1900

Background imagePotter Collection: Wilson Lochhead, studio potter, Kirkcudbright

Wilson Lochhead, studio potter, Kirkcudbright
Wilson Lochhead, the second generation of studio potters in Kirckcudbright, Dumfries and Galloway, SW Scotland. Date: 2005

Background imagePotter Collection: Potter Heigham Windmill, Norfolk, early 1900s

Potter Heigham Windmill, Norfolk, early 1900s

Background imagePotter Collection: Potter Heigham Windmill

Potter Heigham Windmill

Background imagePotter Collection: The Potteries Potter with Sagger early 1900s

The Potteries Potter with Sagger early 1900s Date: circa 1900s

Background imagePotter Collection: Bishop's Stortford Potter Street early 1900s

Bishop's Stortford Potter Street early 1900s

Background imagePotter Collection: Bishop's Stortford Potter Street probably 1920s

Bishop's Stortford Potter Street probably 1920s

Background imagePotter Collection: Bridge Hotel, Potter Heigham, Norfolk Broads

Bridge Hotel, Potter Heigham, Norfolk Broads - Painted by landscape artist Alfred Robert Quinton for the Sevenoaks based publishing and printing company J

Background imagePotter Collection: Potter Heigham, River Thurne, Norfolk Broads

Potter Heigham, River Thurne, Norfolk Broads - Painted by landscape artist Alfred Robert Quinton for the Sevenoaks based publishing and printing company J

Background imagePotter Collection: Potter Gate, Lincoln, Lincolnshire

Potter Gate, Lincoln, Lincolnshire - Painted by landscape artist Alfred Robert Quinton for the Sevenoaks based publishing and printing company J. Salmon, and reproduced as a local view postcard

Background imagePotter Collection: Sidney Hand Advertisement

Sidney Hand Advertisement
An advertisement for Sidney Hand Ltd, showcasing a photograph of a rare example of 17th century English Slipware, made by Thomas Toft, an English potter who worked at Staffordshire potteries

Background imagePotter Collection: Preparing clay in hydraulic filter presses, Alfred Meakin

Preparing clay in hydraulic filter presses, Alfred Meakin
Preparing the clay in hydraulic filter presses for the potter Date: 1913

Background imagePotter Collection: A man forming articles upon the potters wheel: a thrower. Date: 1913

A man forming articles upon the potters wheel: a thrower. Date: 1913

Background imagePotter Collection: Glazing ware: a dipper at work in the dipping room. Date: 1913

Glazing ware: a dipper at work in the dipping room. Date: 1913

Background imagePotter Collection: Book Plate by Charles E Dawson for Alfred William Potter

Book Plate by Charles E Dawson for Alfred William Potter
Book Plate designed by Charles E Dawson for Alfred William Potter. 1910

Background imagePotter Collection: Cartoon, The New Marshal (George Potter)

Cartoon, The New Marshal (George Potter)
Cartoon, The New Marshal -- a comment on a large and turbulent demonstration by the Reform League in Hyde Park which had taken place some months earlier

Background imagePotter Collection: Scene at Royal Porcelain Works, Worcester

Scene at Royal Porcelain Works, Worcester
Scene at the Royal Porcelain Works, Worcester -- a potters wheel, with a thrower, ball maker and wheel turner at work. 1843

Background imagePotter Collection: Chinese potter firing a porcelain plate in

Chinese potter firing a porcelain plate in a furnace to fix the glaze on it. Handcoloured copperplate engraving from Gottlieb Tobias Wilhelms Unterhaltungen aus der Naturgeschichte

Background imagePotter Collection: Chinese potters making and firing porcelain cups and plates

Chinese potters making and firing porcelain cups and plates
Chinese potter making a porcelain cup on a potters wheel driven by a laborer, while another worker arranges cups on a tray 1, and a potter firing porcelain plates in an open oven 2

Background imagePotter Collection: Pitcher by Bernard Palissy, potter from Saintes

Pitcher by Bernard Palissy, potter from Saintes, Charente, 16th century. With helmet spout, scroll handle, sun emblem, mythical scene, and floral pattern. Now in the Victoria Albert Museum

Background imagePotter Collection: Lusterware dish by the Renaissance master

Lusterware dish by the Renaissance master potter Giorgio Andreoli, Gubbio, Italy. Decorated with portrait of a beauty with ribbons Angela Bella

Background imagePotter Collection: Damselfly, carpenter bee and potter wasp

Damselfly, carpenter bee and potter wasp
Helicopter damselfly, Mecistogaster lucretia 1, tropical carpenter bee, Xylocopa latipes 2, and potter wasp, Synagris cornuta, male 3. Handcoloured lithograph from John O

Background imagePotter Collection: Chinese pottery firing, Qing Dynasty

Chinese pottery firing, Qing Dynasty
Chinese pottery making: potter firing a porcelain plate in a furnace to fix the glaze on it, and a potter firing porcelain plates over an open oven

Background imagePotter Collection: Potter making a clay vessel on a wheel driven

Potter making a clay vessel on a wheel driven by a labourer turning a crank. Handcoloured woodcut engraving from The Book of English Trades and Library of the Useful Arts, Phillips, London, 1818

Background imagePotter Collection: Spitalfields Market, East London

Spitalfields Market, East London, showing the names of several traders, including Bradley & Sons, Potter Oyler, George Isles, James Ruane and A May. Date: circa 1910

Background imagePotter Collection: Richard Potter, English Liberal politician

Richard Potter, English Liberal politician
Richard Potter (1778-1842), English Liberal reformist politician, MP for Wigan, founding member of the Little Circle which helped to put through the Reform Act of 1832. Date: circa 1830s

Background imagePotter Collection: Pottey - Pressers at work 1880s

Pottey - Pressers at work 1880s
Pottery pressing. Date: 1880s

Background imagePotter Collection: Pottey -slip-house 1880s

Pottey -slip-house 1880s
Potteries putting or taking-out slip from the ground. Date: 1880s

Background imagePotter Collection: Staffordshire pottery 1884

Staffordshire pottery 1884
Flat presser, making plates. Date: 1884

Background imagePotter Collection: Porcelain manufacturers 1843

Porcelain manufacturers 1843
Workers carefully place seggars or saggars for firing in the biscuit kiln at the Royal Porcelain Works, Worcester. 1843

Background imagePotter Collection: Sir Henry Doulton, Potter

Sir Henry Doulton, Potter. late 19th century

Background imagePotter Collection: Garrett Tractor 31633, Mr Potter

Garrett Tractor 31633, Mr Potter
Maker: Richard Garrett & Sons at Leiston Type: Tractor Number: 31633 Built: 1913 Registration: BJ 1696 Cylinders: Compound Nhp: 4 Name: Mr Potter Date: 1970s-1980s



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