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Pot Bank Workers.
Date: 1935 - 1939 (c.)
Description: Portrait of two women pottery workers. Probably taken at Chapman’s pottery factory, Longton, Stoke-on-Trent.
Taken from the Gladstone Pottery Museum Photographic Collection.
This photograph is part of the collections at Stoke-on-Trent Museums.
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The saggar house at Maddock’s pot bank, Burslem, Stoke-on-Trent.
The workers in the picture are in the process of placing wares into saggars in preparation for firing.
Young members of the team put the ring of clay around the rim of the saggars. This ring of clay provided a seal went the flat lid was put on the saggar.