- Finding Number: SD 1705/MS115
- Date: late 19th cent
- Level: Item
- Extent: 1 item
- Description: Most important and interesting. Written in a natural, anecdotal style, referring amongst other things to Poulson and Thomas Minton; the latter's marriage to Miss Webb of Worcester (whose mother was apparently cashier at Mintons!); the china made on Poulson's Bank, the then site of the Mintons manufactory; the education of Herbert Minton; his habits and mannerisms; anecdotes as to the pre-1851 style of painting at Mintons (i.e., figures after Watteau, and no landscapes!); the later expansion; Kirkby and his cupids; the Queen's Plate; etc.
1 small book; no covers.
- Access Status: Open
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