The Life of Josiah Wedgwood: From His Private Correspondence and Family Papers ... with an Introductory Sketch of the Art of Pottery in England, المجلد 1

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Hurst and Blackett, 1865
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الصفحة 223 - And for the true performance of all and every the said Covenants and agreements either of the said Parties bindeth himself unto the other by these presents...
الصفحة 268 - A more dreadful road cannot be imagined. I was obliged to hire two men at one place to support my chaise from overturning. Let me persuade all travellers to avoid this terrible country, which must either dislocate their bones with broken pavements, or bury them in muddy sand.
الصفحة 222 - Service Day or Night unlawfully. But in all things as a faithful Apprentice, he shall behave himself towards his said Master and all his, during the said Term.
الصفحة 222 - Wedgwood now useth, and with him as an Apprentice to Dwell, Continue, and Serve from the day of the Date hereof, unto the full end and term of...
الصفحة 369 - ... place the great artist and his art in a far higher light than the long-received and hackneyed story could do. The truth reverses the whole matter. IT WAS PATRONAGE WHICH SOUGHT THE GREAT POTTER ; NOT THE GREAT POTTER PATRONAGE.
الصفحة 485 - I should have little or no doubt of our success ; for if we consider the great variety of colours in our raw materials, the infinite ductility of clay, and that we have universal beauty to copy after, we have certainly the fairest prospect of enlarging this branch of manufacture to our wishes ; and as genius will not be wanting, I am firmly persuaded that our profits will be in proportion to our application ; and I am as confident that it...
الصفحة 6 - ... of clay, mixed with pebbles or angular pieces of gravel ; and being wholly wrought by hand, without the assistance of the wheel, is in large vessels necessarily thick, and from the imperfect method of firing, has often been described as merely
الصفحة 99 - ... man and his son, or a labourer. The one dug the necessary clay, the other fashioned and fired the ware ; whilst the mother or daughter, when the goods were ready, loaded the panniered asses, and took her way to distant hamlet and town till her merchandise was sold.
الصفحة 385 - Table service of Cream colour that I could make, shewed us a Roman Urn 1500 years old at least made of red china, & found by his workmen in Castlefield near Manchester After his G — had dismiss'd us, we had the honour and pleasure too of sailing in his Gondola nine miles along his canal, thro' a most delightful vale to Manchester.

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