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Title An Address to the Workmen in the Pottery, on the Subject of Entering into the Service of Foreign Manufacturers (of Porcelain)
Reference General Reference Collection T.1144.(16.)
Library The British Library
Date 1783
Author(s) Wedgwood, Josiah
Place of Publication Newcastle
Description In this interesting address to the workmen in the pottery/porcelain trade, the famous potter Josiah Wedgwood attempts to dissuade skilled potters from taking employment abroad. Competition amongst porcelain manufactories was rife at the time, and this text provides an interesting insight into that trend.
Document Type Printed Book, Pamphlet
Primary Commodity Porcelain
Theme Production
Keywords labour, fancy goods, ceramic, fashion, craft, artisan, glaze, enamel, gilding, china
Region Europe
Places England, Newcastle
Copyright The British Library