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Machin & Potts.

Waterloo China Works, Burslem

This book has been generously shared with the NCS by the
Reeves Collection, Washington & Lee University.

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Summer School 2018

Designing, Decorating and Displaying Ceramics
August 14-17, 2018

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Study day :The Art of Clay

12 September 2018

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The Anthony Shaw Collection at York Art Gallery, 2017. Photograph by Katherine A. Caddy, copyright Yorkshire Art Journal.

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