The Potteries in Print

The Potteries - off to a good start

Opportunities in The Pottery industry for school leavers 1959


" This booklet is primarily for the benefit of those of you who are about to take one of the most important steps in your life ... "

" If you choose the right job and the one you like, you have made a good start in life. If you choose an industry which has stood the test of time, which has become famed throughout the civilised world ... then you choose wisely. "

" The fact that no commodity is more widely needed all over the world than the output of The Potteries is, in itself, an assurance of permanent employment."

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The Potteries of Staffordshire

From The Collected Writings of Hermann August Seger 1872


" There are few industrial districts which are as interesting as the pottery towns of Staffordshire, not only on account of their enormous size and the variety of manufacture, but in a still higher degree, owing to the general, world-renowned reputation enjoyed by the products manufactured here for along time for their artistic and technical perfection."