Porcelain

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The Blitz: On 14 November the Luftwaffe shifted its focus to Coventry, one of the most important manufacturing cities in Britain. In the single most devastating night of bombing to that point, three-quarters of the city centre was destroyed. End Of The World, World War Two, Coventry Blitz, Coventry United, Coventry England, Shock And Awe, The Blitz, Air Raid, Battle Of Britain

Illustrated history of the Blitz

More than 43,000 people were killed in little more than eight terrifying months. But it didn't lead to the decisive crushing of British resolve which Hitler had intended.

English porcelain by the The Flight & Barr Partnership 1783 – 1840

Worcester Flight & Barr Porcelain - Free online appraisal

Price guide and free online appraisals of Worcester Flight & Barr porcelain

English porcelain by the The Flight & Barr Partnership 1783 – 1840

Worcester Flight & Barr Porcelain - Free online appraisal

Price guide and free online appraisals of Worcester Flight & Barr porcelain

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The 'old' harbour, Kyrenia, North Cyprus

Girls and Truck Two girls pushing a truck filled with painted ware past the original Chamberlain buildings: This was a newspaper photograph.

Finished ware trolley

In the latest in our local history series, Paul Harding, from Discover History, looks at when Charles Dickens visited Worcester. Worcester Cathedral, Worcester England, Seattle Aquarium, River Severn, Water Drawing, Christmas Greenery, Old Faithful, Local History, Paris Skyline
Seattle Aquarium

View of factory

View of factory (circa 1890/1900). View of the factory from across Bath Road, looking towards the Cathedral. Horse drawn vehicles head towards the city.

Inspection Finished ware being inspected. Best ware marked with sticker. Inspection Finished ware being inspected. Best ware marked with stickers, seconds being specially marked an

Inspection

Factory trade card (circa Interesting trade card of the Royal Porcelain Works based on the drawing by James Callowhill, the directors given as Phillips and Binns.

Factory trade card

Factory trade card (circa 1870). Interesting trade card of the Royal Porcelain Works based on the drawing by James Callowhill, the directors given as Phillips and Binns.

Handle casting Pressing clay into the moulds to produce handles which were then taken to handlers to affix the cups with slip.

Handle casting

Henry Sandon photographed in the Royal Worcester museum holding the Norman Conquest Ewer painted by Thomas Bott.

Henry Sandon in Museum

Henry Sandon in Museum (2012). Henry Sandon photographed in the museum holding the Norman Conquest Ewer painted by Thomas Bott.

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Flight and Barr manufactory

Flight and Barr manufactory (circa 1800). An interesting view of the factory from the River Severn named ‘Royal China Manufactory’ after the Royal Warrant of 1789, showing a gateway into the factory for the delivery of raw materials. The Bishop’s Palace is to the right.

Cup Shop Boys (Circa 1970). Photographs Of People, Working People, Stoke On Trent, Worcester, Old And New, Painters, Old Photos, Porcelain, Museum
Porcelain

Cup Shop Boys

Cup Shop Boys (Circa 1970).

Shop window People looking at a shop window which is displaying Royal Worcester Porcelain, especially the model of Princess Elizabeth on Tommy, taking her first Trooping the Colour. Small decorated vases are displayed inside. Study In London, Side Saddle, Princess Elizabeth, Stoke On Trent, Worcester, Vases Decor, World War Two, Old Photos, Fun Facts
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Shop window

Shop window (1951). People looking at a shop window which is displaying Royal Worcester Porcelain, especially the model of Princess Elizabeth on Tommy, taking her first Trooping the Colour. Small decorated vases are displayed inside.

Shop window People looking at a shop window which is displaying Royal Worcester Porcelain, especially the model of Princess Elizabeth on Tommy, taking her first Trooping the Colour. Small decorated vases are displayed inside. Study In London, Side Saddle, Princess Elizabeth, Stoke On Trent, Worcester, Vases Decor, World War Two, Old Photos, Fun Facts
World War TwoFun Facts

Shop window

Shop window (1951). People looking at a shop window which is displaying Royal Worcester Porcelain, especially the model of Princess Elizabeth on Tommy, taking her first Trooping the Colour. Small decorated vases are displayed inside.

John Flight John Flight, was a partner during the Flight and Barr period, he took over the factory at a different time and made it successful. See ‘Flight and Barr Worcester porcelain’.

John Flight

John Flight (1790). John Flight, was a partner during the Flight and Barr period, he took over the factory at a different time and made it successful. See ‘Flight and Barr Worcester porcelain’.

The (real) Apprentice (and his tough life at the Royal Worcester Porcelain factory in

Fined for singing: Ledger reveals the grim life of a 19th century factory apprentice

The remarkable 300-page ledger - called an 'Excuses Book' written in the 1850s provides a fascinating insight into life on the factory floor of one of Britain's most iconic brands.