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Cliff, Clarice (1899–1972)  

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Clarice Cliff (1899–1972) by unknown photographer Leonard Griffin

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Cliff, Clarice (1899–1972), ceramic designer and art director  

Alun R. Graves

Cliff, Clarice (1899–1972), ceramic designer and art director, was born on 20 January 1899 at 19 Meir Street, Tunstall, Staffordshire, one of eight children of Harry Thomas Cliff, iron-moulder, and his wife, Ann (née Machin). Her parents were working-class and of Staffordshire...

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Elers, John Philip (1664–1738), potter and merchant  

Helen L. Phillips

Elers, John Philip (1664–1738), potter and merchant, was born in Utrecht on 7 September 1664, the son of Martin Elers (b. 1621). His mother was a daughter of Daniel van Mildred. He had a brother, David (1656–1742), and a sister, Sarah, who married ...

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See Leach, Bernard Howell

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Minton, Herbert (1793–1858), pottery manufacturer  

Joan Jones

Minton, Herbert (1793–1858), pottery manufacturer, was born on 4 February 1793 in Stoke-on-Trent, the second son of ten children of Thomas Minton (1765–1836), engraver and pottery manufacturer, and Sarah, née Webb (1772–1856). Thomas Minton was born at Wyle Cop, Shrewsbury, and on leaving school became an apprentice engraver at the ...

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Spode, Josiah (1755–1827)  

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Josiah Spode (1755–1827) by unknown artist, c. 1785–90 © National Portrait Gallery, London

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Spode, Josiah (1755–1827), potter and merchant  

Helen L. Phillips

Spode, Josiah (1755–1827), potter and merchant, was born on 8 May 1755 at Stoke-on-Trent, the son of Josiah Spode (1733–1797), founder of the Spode pottery factory there, and Ellen, née Finley (1726–1802). He was trained in the art of ceramic manufacture by his father and entered the family firm. On 9 July 1775 he married ...

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Wondrausch (née Lambert), Mary Angela (1923–2016)  

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Mary Wondrausch (1923–2016), by Anne-Katrin Purkiss, 2013

Anne-Katrin Purkiss © National Portrait Gallery, London

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Wondrausch (née Lambert), Mary Angela (1923–2016), potter, painter, and writer on food  

Marshall Colman

Wondrausch (née Lambert), Mary Angela (1923–2016), potter, painter, and writer on food, was born on 17 December 1923 at 17 Cyril Mansions, Battersea, London, the second child of Harold Charles Lambert (1877–1937), aviation and motor engineer, and his wife, ...