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The museum is home to the archaeology of Hulton Abbey, a Cistercian abbey founded by Henry De Audley in 1219. By the late 13th Century Hulton owned a large area of land, two mills, a fishery, a tannery and a fulling mill. One of the monks’ main sources of income of sheep farming. They owned […]
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In the 19th century the Staffordshire potters produced a multitude of colourful, sometimes naïve, figures of religious subjects. Some were depictions of biblical scenes drawn from the Old and New Testaments, others were figures of popular preachers or reflected contemporary concerns, such as the Temperance movement. They sold in their thousands and were displayed in […]
In celebration of British Science Week we continue our exploration of the Science Behind the Spitfire. The aeroplane is renowned for its performance and the important role it played during the Second World War. We will peel back the panels and discover some of the science behind the Spitfire’s success. Marvelous Metal Today we will […]
To celebrate Chinese New Year this year The Potteries Museum & Art Gallery designed a special competition for children of all ages to take part in. We asked people to design their own Willow Pattern plate or create a poem based on the Chinese New Year story. Well done to everyone who took part! These […]
The phrase ‘Conjugal Felicity’ is not one that is widely used today but its meaning – A Happy Marriage – is still relevant. The engraving on this creamware jug of c.1798 shows an idealised happy marriage with a fashionably-dressed husband and wife surrounded by their three children: a young boy holding his hoop while his […]