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Acquisition of the Ridge House Estate (24 images)

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  • Ridge House sketch, © Wedgwood Museum

    Ridge House sketch

  • E 18070 25 - To John Wedgwood. Confabulations of the Triumvirate – T. Byerley’s Return to Burslem – , © Wedgwood Museum

    E 18070 25 - To John Wedgwood. Confabulations of the Triumvirate – T. Byerley’s Return to Burslem –

  • E 18123 25 - To Mr Bentley. Business and Canal matters; Purchase of Ridgehouse estate for £3000 , Pa, © Wedgwood Museum

    E 18123 25 - To Mr Bentley. Business and Canal matters; Purchase of Ridgehouse estate for £3000 , Pa

  • E 18123 25 - To Mr Bentley. Business and Canal matters; Purchase of Ridgehouse estate for £3000 , Pa, © Wedgwood Museum

    E 18123 25 - To Mr Bentley. Business and Canal matters; Purchase of Ridgehouse estate for £3000 , Pa

  • E 18123 25 - To Mr Bentley. Business and Canal matters; Purchase of Ridgehouse estate for £3000 , Pa, © Wedgwood Museum

    E 18123 25 - To Mr Bentley. Business and Canal matters; Purchase of Ridgehouse estate for £3000 , Pa

  • E 18123 25 - To Mr Bentley. Business and Canal matters; Purchase of Ridgehouse estate for £3000 , Pa, © Wedgwood Museum

    E 18123 25 - To Mr Bentley. Business and Canal matters; Purchase of Ridgehouse estate for £3000 , Pa

  • E 18351 - letter to Mr Bentley 23rd October 1771, © Wedgwood Museum

    E 18351 - letter to Mr Bentley 23rd October 1771

  • 18181 - Delayed letter – Dantzig planks for canal – Coventry canal bill in Parliament; further canal, © Wedgwood Museum

    18181 - Delayed letter – Dantzig planks for canal – Coventry canal bill in Parliament; further canal

  • 18181 - Delayed letter – Dantzig planks for canal – Coventry canal bill in Parliament; further canal, © Wedgwood Museum

    18181 - Delayed letter – Dantzig planks for canal – Coventry canal bill in Parliament; further canal

  • 18181 - Delayed letter – Dantzig planks for canal – Coventry canal bill in Parliament; further canal, © Wedgwood Museum

    18181 - Delayed letter – Dantzig planks for canal – Coventry canal bill in Parliament; further canal

  • 18160 - Unable to meet Bentley at Derby owing to illnessDifficulties with Mrs. Ashenhurst about purc, © Wedgwood Museum

    18160 - Unable to meet Bentley at Derby owing to illnessDifficulties with Mrs. Ashenhurst about purc

  • 18160 - Unable to meet Bentley at Derby owing to illness. Difficulties with Mrs. Ashenhurst about pu, © Wedgwood Museum

    18160 - Unable to meet Bentley at Derby owing to illness. Difficulties with Mrs. Ashenhurst about pu

  • E18161 25- Unable to visit Liverpool owing to sprained knee. Bentley’s proposed visit to Paris page , © Wedgwood Museum

    E18161 25- Unable to visit Liverpool owing to sprained knee. Bentley’s proposed visit to Paris page

  • E18161 25- Unable to visit Liverpool owing to sprained knee. Bentley’s proposed visit to Paris page , © Wedgwood Museum

    E18161 25- Unable to visit Liverpool owing to sprained knee. Bentley’s proposed visit to Paris page

  • E18161 25- Unable to visit Liverpool owing to sprained knee. Bentley’s proposed visit to Paris page , © Wedgwood Museum

    E18161 25- Unable to visit Liverpool owing to sprained knee. Bentley’s proposed visit to Paris page

  • To Mr Bentley.  Ridgehouse estate bought; Page 1 of 4, E25-18123, © Wedgwood Museum

    To Mr Bentley. Ridgehouse estate bought; Page 1 of 4

  • To Mr Bentley.  Ridgehouse estate bought; Page 2 of 4, E25-18123, © Wedgwood Museum

    To Mr Bentley. Ridgehouse estate bought; Page 2 of 4

  • To Mr Bentley.  Ridgehouse estate bought; Page 3 of 4, E25-18123, © Wedgwood Museum

    To Mr Bentley. Ridgehouse estate bought; Page 3 of 4

  • To Mr Bentley.  Ridgehouse estate bought; Page 4 of 4, E25-18123, © Wedgwood Museum

    To Mr Bentley. Ridgehouse estate bought; Page 4 of 4

  • To Mr Bentley. Pressing invitation to view the Ridgehouse estate: Page 1 of 3 , E25-18127, © Wedgwood Museum

    To Mr Bentley. Pressing invitation to view the Ridgehouse estate: Page 1 of 3

  • To Mr Bentley. Pressing invitation to view the Ridgehouse estate: Page 2 of 3 , E25-18127, © Wedgwood Museum

    To Mr Bentley. Pressing invitation to view the Ridgehouse estate: Page 2 of 3

  • To Mr Bentley. Pressing invitation to view the Ridgehouse estate: Page 3 of 3 , E25-18127, © Wedgwood Museum

    To Mr Bentley. Pressing invitation to view the Ridgehouse estate: Page 3 of 3

  • To Mr Bentley. House (Etruria Hall) must be built In the Stone-pit field; Page 1 of 2, E25-18134, © Wedgwood Museum

    To Mr Bentley. House (Etruria Hall) must be built In the Stone-pit field; Page 1 of 2

  • To Mr Bentley. House (Etruria Hall) must be built In the Stone-pit field; Page 2 of 2, E25-18134, © Wedgwood Museum

    To Mr Bentley. House (Etruria Hall) must be built In the Stone-pit field; Page 2 of 2

The Opening of the Factory (8 images)

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  • First Day's Vase, © Wedgwood Museum

    First Day's Vase

  • To Mr Bentley. Bentley’s house at Etruria finished; Workmen to be  had at Derby and Worcester;, Transcription, page 1; E25-18245, © Wedgwood Museum

    To Mr Bentley. Bentley’s house at Etruria finished; Workmen to be had at Derby and Worcester;

  • To Mr Bentley. Bentley’s house at Etruria finished; Workmen to be  had at Derby and Worcester;, Transcription, page 2; E25-18245, © Wedgwood Museum

    To Mr Bentley. Bentley’s house at Etruria finished; Workmen to be had at Derby and Worcester;

  • To Mr Bentley. Bentley’s house at Etruria finished; Workmen to be  had at Derby and Worcester;, Transcription, page 3; E25-18245, © Wedgwood Museum

    To Mr Bentley. Bentley’s house at Etruria finished; Workmen to be had at Derby and Worcester;

  • To Mr Bentley. Bentley’s house at Etruria finished; Workmen to be had at Derby and Worcester, page 1, © Wedgwood Museum

    To Mr Bentley. Bentley’s house at Etruria finished; Workmen to be had at Derby and Worcester, page 1

  • To Mr Bentley. Bentley’s house at Etruria finished; Workmen to be had at Derby and Worcester, page 2, © Wedgwood Museum

    To Mr Bentley. Bentley’s house at Etruria finished; Workmen to be had at Derby and Worcester, page 2

  • To Mr Bentley. Bentley’s house at Etruria finished; Workmen to be had at Derby and Worcester, page 3, © Wedgwood Museum

    To Mr Bentley. Bentley’s house at Etruria finished; Workmen to be had at Derby and Worcester, page 3

  • To Mr Bentley. Bentley’s house at Etruria finished; Workmen to be had at Derby and Worcester, page 4, © Wedgwood Museum

    To Mr Bentley. Bentley’s house at Etruria finished; Workmen to be had at Derby and Worcester, page 4

The Factory (29 images)

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  • Earliest surviving plan of Etruria from 1796, No 29 shows the layout of the factory; y and f show initial workers housing, © Wedgwood Museum

    Earliest surviving plan of Etruria from 1796

  • Artes Etruriae Renascuntur; illustration of old staircase and waterpump, Taken from Artes Etruriae Renascuntur: A Record of the historical old works at Etruria as they exist today, forming an unique example of an eighteenth century English factory. Told by Harry Barnard and drawn by James Hodgkiss, 1920. , © Wedgwood Museum

    Artes Etruriae Renascuntur; illustration of old staircase and waterpump

  • Artes Etruriae Renascuntur; illustration of ornamental works and lathe, Taken from Artes Etruriae Renascuntur: A Record of the historical old works at Etruria as they exist today, forming an unique example of an eighteenth century English factory. Told by Harry Barnard and drawn by James Hodgkiss, 1920., © Wedgwood Museum

    Artes Etruriae Renascuntur; illustration of ornamental works and lathe

  • Artes Etruriae Renascuntur; Illustration of the wooden block on which ornamental moulds were made , Taken from Artes Etruriae Renascuntur: A Record of the historical old works at Etruria as they exist today, forming an unique example of an eighteenth century English factory. Told by Harry Barnard and drawn by James Hodgkiss, 1920., © Wedgwood Museum

    Artes Etruriae Renascuntur; Illustration of the wooden block on which ornamental moulds were made

  • Artes Etruriae Renascuntur; Illustration of the packing house doorway, Taken from Artes Etruriae Renascuntur: A Record of the historical old works at Etruria as they exist today, forming an unique example of an eighteenth century English factory. Told by Harry Barnard and drawn by James Hodgkiss, 1920., © Wedgwood Museum

    Artes Etruriae Renascuntur; Illustration of the packing house doorway

  • Artes Etruriae Renascuntur; Illustration of a workers pot stove , Taken from Artes Etruriae Renascuntur: A Record of the historical old works at Etruria as they exist today, forming an unique example of an eighteenth century English factory. Told by Harry Barnard and drawn by James Hodgkiss, 1920., © Wedgwood Museum

    Artes Etruriae Renascuntur; Illustration of a workers pot stove

  • Artes Etruriae Renascuntur; Illustration of the original flint crushing mill, Taken from Artes Etruriae Renascuntur: A Record of the historical old works at Etruria as they exist today, forming an unique example of an eighteenth century English factory. Told by Harry Barnard and drawn by James Hodgkiss, 1920., © Wedgwood Museum

    Artes Etruriae Renascuntur; Illustration of the original flint crushing mill

  • Artes Etruriae Renascuntur; Illustration of grindstone, old safe door and fireplace., Taken from Artes Etruriae Renascuntur: A Record of the historical old works at Etruria as they exist today, forming an unique example of an eighteenth century English factory. Told by Harry Barnard and drawn by James Hodgkiss, 1920., © Wedgwood Museum

    Artes Etruriae Renascuntur; Illustration of grindstone, old safe door and fireplace.

  • Artes Etruriae Renascuntur; Illustration of hand 'blunging' and mixing vat, Taken from Artes Etruriae Renascuntur: A Record of the historical old works at Etruria as they exist today, forming an unique example of an eighteenth century English factory. Told by Harry Barnard and drawn by James Hodgkiss, 1920., © Wedgwood Museum

    Artes Etruriae Renascuntur; Illustration of hand 'blunging' and mixing vat

  • Artes Etruriae Renascuntur; Illustration of hoist, ornamental works yard and round house (in use as , Taken from Artes Etruriae Renascuntur: A Record of the historical old works at Etruria as they exist today, forming an unique example of an eighteenth century English factory. Told by Harry Barnard and drawn by James Hodgkiss, 1920., © Wedgwood Museum

    Artes Etruriae Renascuntur; Illustration of hoist, ornamental works yard and round house (in use as

  • To Mr Bentley. Bentley’s  presence needed at the christening of the oven at Etruria. Page 1 of 4, E25-18247, © Wedgwood Museum

    To Mr Bentley. Bentley’s presence needed at the christening of the oven at Etruria. Page 1 of 4

  • To Mr Bentley. Bentley’s  presence needed at the christening of the oven at Etruria. Page 2 of 4, E25-18247, © Wedgwood Museum

    To Mr Bentley. Bentley’s presence needed at the christening of the oven at Etruria. Page 2 of 4

  • To Mr Bentley. Bentley’s  presence needed at the christening of the oven at Etruria. Page 3 of 4, E25-18247, © Wedgwood Museum

    To Mr Bentley. Bentley’s presence needed at the christening of the oven at Etruria. Page 3 of 4

  • To Mr Bentley. Bentley’s presence needed at the christening of the oven at Etruria. Page 4 of 4, E25-18247, © Wedgwood Museum

    To Mr Bentley. Bentley’s presence needed at the christening of the oven at Etruria. Page 4 of 4

  • To Mr Bentley. Burslem sacrificed to Etruria; Notice to leave Brickhouse works. Transcription, page 1 of 6, E25-18269, © Wedgwood Museum

    To Mr Bentley. Burslem sacrificed to Etruria; Notice to leave Brickhouse works. Transcription, page 1 of 6

  • To Mr Bentley. Burslem sacrificed to Etruria; Notice to leave Brickhouse works. Transcription, page 2 of 6, E25-18269, © Wedgwood Museum

    To Mr Bentley. Burslem sacrificed to Etruria; Notice to leave Brickhouse works. Transcription, page 2 of 6

  • To Mr Bentley. Burslem sacrificed to Etruria; Notice to leave Brickhouse works. Transcription, page 3 of 6, E25-18269, © Wedgwood Museum

    To Mr Bentley. Burslem sacrificed to Etruria; Notice to leave Brickhouse works. Transcription, page 3 of 6

  • To Mr Bentley. Burslem sacrificed to Etruria; Notice to leave Brickhouse works. Transcription, page 4 of 6, E25-18269, © Wedgwood Museum

    To Mr Bentley. Burslem sacrificed to Etruria; Notice to leave Brickhouse works. Transcription, page 4 of 6

  • To Mr Bentley. Burslem sacrificed to Etruria; Notice to leave Brickhouse works. Transcription, page 5 of 6, E25-18269, © Wedgwood Museum

    To Mr Bentley. Burslem sacrificed to Etruria; Notice to leave Brickhouse works. Transcription, page 5 of 6

  • To Mr Bentley. Burslem sacrificed to Etruria; Notice to leave Brickhouse works. Transcription, page 6 of 6, E25-18269, © Wedgwood Museum

    To Mr Bentley. Burslem sacrificed to Etruria; Notice to leave Brickhouse works. Transcription, page 6 of 6

  • To Mr Bentley. Busy with building of works at factory with Pickford. Page 1 of 2, E25-18311, © Wedgwood Museum

    To Mr Bentley. Busy with building of works at factory with Pickford. Page 1 of 2

  • To Mr Bentley. Busy with building of works with Pickford. Page 2 of 2, E25-18311, © Wedgwood Museum

    To Mr Bentley. Busy with building of works with Pickford. Page 2 of 2

  • To Mr Bentley. Pickford’s account settled; Moving last bits from Burslem to Etruria. Page 1 of 4, E25-18369, © Wedgwood Museum

    To Mr Bentley. Pickford’s account settled; Moving last bits from Burslem to Etruria. Page 1 of 4

  • To Mr Bentley. Pickford’s account settled; Moving last bits from Burslem to Etruria. Page 2 of 4, E25-18369, © Wedgwood Museum

    To Mr Bentley. Pickford’s account settled; Moving last bits from Burslem to Etruria. Page 2 of 4

  • To Mr Bentley. Pickford’s account settled; Moving last bits from Burslem to Etruria. Page 3 of 4, E25-18369, © Wedgwood Museum

    To Mr Bentley. Pickford’s account settled; Moving last bits from Burslem to Etruria. Page 3 of 4

  • To Mr Bentley. Pickford’s account settled; Moving last bits from Burslem to Etruria. Page 4 of 4, E25-18369, © Wedgwood Museum

    To Mr Bentley. Pickford’s account settled; Moving last bits from Burslem to Etruria. Page 4 of 4

  • To Mr Bentley. Additional building of two hovels, two ovens, and other buildings at the factory. Page 1 of 2 , WM-1441, © Wedgwood Museum

    To Mr Bentley. Additional building of two hovels, two ovens, and other buildings at the factory. Page 1 of 2

  • To Mr Bentley. Additional building of two hovels, two ovens, and other buildings at the factory. Page 2 of 2 , WM-1441, © Wedgwood Museum

    To Mr Bentley. Additional building of two hovels, two ovens, and other buildings at the factory. Page 2 of 2

  • Hand drawn map showing the Etruria factory and its individual departments. c.1928, Despite the map dating to 1928 the layout of the factory and its many different departments changed very little from the that of 1769., © Wedgwood Museum

    Hand drawn map showing the Etruria factory and its individual departments. c.1928

The Canal (53 images)

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  • An etching showing the canal's close proximity to the Etruria Factory, © Wedgwood Museum

    An etching showing the canal's close proximity to the Etruria Factory

  • To John Wedgwood. Discussions on the (Grand Trunk) Trent and Mersey Canal. Page 1, E25-18072, © Wedgwood Museum

    To John Wedgwood. Discussions on the (Grand Trunk) Trent and Mersey Canal. Page 1

  • To John Wedgwood. Discussions on the (Grand Trunk) Trent and Mersey Canal. Page 2, E25-18072, © Wedgwood Museum

    To John Wedgwood. Discussions on the (Grand Trunk) Trent and Mersey Canal. Page 2

  • To John Wedgwood. Discussions on the (Grand Trunk) Trent and Mersey Canal. Page 3, E25-18072, © Wedgwood Museum

    To John Wedgwood. Discussions on the (Grand Trunk) Trent and Mersey Canal. Page 3

  • To John Wedgwood. Discussions on the (Grand Trunk) Trent and Mersey Canal. Page 4, E25-18072, © Wedgwood Museum

    To John Wedgwood. Discussions on the (Grand Trunk) Trent and Mersey Canal. Page 4

  • Mr Garbett to Josiah Wedgwood. Various persons interested in canal scheme. Page 1, E25-18075, © Wedgwood Museum

    Mr Garbett to Josiah Wedgwood. Various persons interested in canal scheme. Page 1

  • Mr Garbett to Josiah Wedgwood. Various persons interested in canal scheme. Page 2, E25-18075, © Wedgwood Museum

    Mr Garbett to Josiah Wedgwood. Various persons interested in canal scheme. Page 2

  • To Mr Bentley. Plans for rousing interest in canals; meeting with Brindley. Page 1, E25-18077, © Wedgwood Museum

    To Mr Bentley. Plans for rousing interest in canals; meeting with Brindley. Page 1

  • To Mr Bentley. Plans for rousing interest in canals; meeting with Brindley. Page 2, E25-18077, © Wedgwood Museum

    To Mr Bentley. Plans for rousing interest in canals; meeting with Brindley. Page 2

  • To Mr. Bentley. The Duke of Bridgewater to lend his Interest to the Grand Trunk canal., E25-18081, © Wedgwood Museum

    To Mr. Bentley. The Duke of Bridgewater to lend his Interest to the Grand Trunk canal.

  • To John Wedgwood. Details of Bentley’s pamphlet on Inland Navigation (canal). Page 1, E25-18085, © Wedgwood Museum

    To John Wedgwood. Details of Bentley’s pamphlet on Inland Navigation (canal). Page 1

  • To John Wedgwood. Details of Bentley’s pamphlet on Inland Navigation (canal). Page 2, E25-18085, © Wedgwood Museum

    To John Wedgwood. Details of Bentley’s pamphlet on Inland Navigation (canal). Page 2

  • To John Wedgwood. Details of Bentley’s pamphlet on Inland Navigation (canal). Page 3, E25-18085, © Wedgwood Museum

    To John Wedgwood. Details of Bentley’s pamphlet on Inland Navigation (canal). Page 3

  • To John Wedgwood. Details of Bentley’s pamphlet on Inland Navigation (canal). Page 4, E25-18085, © Wedgwood Museum

    To John Wedgwood. Details of Bentley’s pamphlet on Inland Navigation (canal). Page 4

  • To Mr Bentley. Canal and Navigation Pamphlet matters. Page 1, E25-18102, © Wedgwood Museum

    To Mr Bentley. Canal and Navigation Pamphlet matters. Page 1

  • To Mr Bentley. Canal and Navigation Pamphlet matters. Page 2, E25-18102, © Wedgwood Museum

    To Mr Bentley. Canal and Navigation Pamphlet matters. Page 2

  • To Mr Bentley. Canal and Navigation Pamphlet matters. Page 3, E25-18102, © Wedgwood Museum

    To Mr Bentley. Canal and Navigation Pamphlet matters. Page 3

  • To Mr Bentley. Canal and Navigation Pamphlet matters. Page 4, E25-18102, © Wedgwood Museum

    To Mr Bentley. Canal and Navigation Pamphlet matters. Page 4

  • To Mr Bentley. Subscriptions for the Grand Trunk canal cause needed. Page 1, E25-18107, © Wedgwood Museum

    To Mr Bentley. Subscriptions for the Grand Trunk canal cause needed. Page 1

  • To Mr Bentley. Subscriptions for the Grand Trunk canal cause needed. Page 2, E25-18107, © Wedgwood Museum

    To Mr Bentley. Subscriptions for the Grand Trunk canal cause needed. Page 2

  • To Mr Bentley. Subscriptions for the Grand Trunk canal cause needed. Page 3, E25-18107, © Wedgwood Museum

    To Mr Bentley. Subscriptions for the Grand Trunk canal cause needed. Page 3

  • To Mr Bentley. Meeting in Warrington to generate further subscriptions to the canal cause. , E25-18108, © Wedgwood Museum

    To Mr Bentley. Meeting in Warrington to generate further subscriptions to the canal cause.

  • To Mr Bentley. Canal matters; Transcription, page 1, To Mr Bentley. Canal matters; Mr Gilbert’s counter-scheme; meeting With Lord Gower at Lichfield; Criticism of pamphlet On Canal Navigation., © Wedgwood Museum

    To Mr Bentley. Canal matters; Transcription, page 1

  • To Mr Bentley. Canal matters; Transcription, page 2, To Mr Bentley. Canal matters; Mr Gilbert’s counter-scheme; meeting With Lord Gower at Lichfield; Criticism of pamphlet On Canal Navigation., © Wedgwood Museum

    To Mr Bentley. Canal matters; Transcription, page 2

  • To Mr Bentley. Canal matters; Transcription, page 3, To Mr Bentley. Canal matters; Mr Gilbert’s counter-scheme; meeting With Lord Gower at Lichfield; Criticism of pamphlet On Canal Navigation., © Wedgwood Museum

    To Mr Bentley. Canal matters; Transcription, page 3

  • To Mr. Bentley. Canal business; Lord Strange to be addressed. Page 1 , Canal business; Lord Strange to be addressed; letter from Mr Gilbert; Weaver navigation to be fought; arguments against it; Mr Egerton to be converted; cost of pamphlets; Dr. Darwin asked to join., © Wedgwood Museum

    To Mr. Bentley. Canal business; Lord Strange to be addressed. Page 1

  • To Mr. Bentley. Canal business; Lord Strange to be addressed. Page 2, Canal business; Lord Strange to be addressed; letter from Mr Gilbert; Weaver navigation to be fought; arguments against it; Mr Egerton to be converted; cost of pamphlets; Dr. Darwin asked to join., © Wedgwood Museum

    To Mr. Bentley. Canal business; Lord Strange to be addressed. Page 2

  • To Mr. Bentley. Canal business; Lord Strange to be addressed. Page 3, Canal business; Lord Strange to be addressed; letter from Mr Gilbert; Weaver navigation to be fought; arguments against it; Mr Egerton to be converted; cost of pamphlets; Dr. Darwin asked to join., © Wedgwood Museum

    To Mr. Bentley. Canal business; Lord Strange to be addressed. Page 3

  • To Mr. Bentley. Canal business; Lord Strange to be addressed. Page 4, Canal business; Lord Strange to be addressed; letter from Mr Gilbert; Weaver navigation to be fought; arguments against it; Mr Egerton to be converted; cost of pamphlets; Dr. Darwin asked to join., © Wedgwood Museum

    To Mr. Bentley. Canal business; Lord Strange to be addressed. Page 4

  • To Mr. Tarleton. Canal business relating to the successful applications to landowners, To Mr. Tarleton. Canal business relating to the successful applications to landowners along the proposed course of the canal, © Wedgwood Museum

    To Mr. Tarleton. Canal business relating to the successful applications to landowners

  • To Mr Bentley. Canal business; petition sent to London; Mrs. Jodrell an Important landowner., © Wedgwood Museum

    To Mr Bentley. Canal business; petition sent to London; Mrs. Jodrell an Important landowner.

  • To Mr. Bentley. Copy of letter asking for canal scheme subscriptions from Warrington; Page 1 of 4, notions of Liverpool about the benefits of the canal., © Wedgwood Museum

    To Mr. Bentley. Copy of letter asking for canal scheme subscriptions from Warrington; Page 1 of 4

  • To Mr. Bentley. Copy of letter asking for canal scheme subscriptions from Warrington; Page 2 of 4, notions of Liverpool about the benefits of the canal., © Wedgwood Museum

    To Mr. Bentley. Copy of letter asking for canal scheme subscriptions from Warrington; Page 2 of 4

  • To Mr. Bentley. Copy of letter asking for canal scheme subscriptions from Warrington; Page 3 of 4, notions of Liverpool about the benefits of the canal., © Wedgwood Museum

    To Mr. Bentley. Copy of letter asking for canal scheme subscriptions from Warrington; Page 3 of 4

  • To Mr. Bentley. Copy of letter asking for canal scheme subscriptions from Warrington; Page 4 of 4, notions of Liverpool about the benefits of the canal. Page 4 of 4, © Wedgwood Museum

    To Mr. Bentley. Copy of letter asking for canal scheme subscriptions from Warrington; Page 4 of 4

  • To Mr Bentley. Reporting errors in the motto of the canal proprietors Business Details and a sketch of seal and motto. Page 1 of 3, To Mr Bentley. Reporting errors in the motto of the canal proprietors Business Details and a sketch of Trent and Mersey Navigation seal and motto. Page 1 of 3, © Wedgwood Museum

    To Mr Bentley. Reporting errors in the motto of the canal proprietors Business Details and a sketch of seal and motto. Page 1 of 3

  • To Mr Bentley. Reporting errors in the motto of the canal proprietors Business Details and a sketch of seal and motto. Page 2 of 3, To Mr Bentley. Reporting errors in the motto of the canal proprietors Business Details and a sketch of Trent and Mersey Navigation seal and motto. Page 2 of 3, © Wedgwood Museum

    To Mr Bentley. Reporting errors in the motto of the canal proprietors Business Details and a sketch of seal and motto. Page 2 of 3

  • To Mr Bentley. Reporting errors in the motto of the canal proprietors Business Details and a sketch of seal and motto. Page 3 of 3, To Mr Bentley. Reporting errors in the motto of the canal proprietors Business Details and a sketch of Trent and Mersey Navigation seal and motto. Page 3 of 3, © Wedgwood Museum

    To Mr Bentley. Reporting errors in the motto of the canal proprietors Business Details and a sketch of seal and motto. Page 3 of 3

  • To Mr Bentley. Letter discusses the canal as it is to pass by Etruria works; Page 1 of 3, © Wedgwood Museum

    To Mr Bentley. Letter discusses the canal as it is to pass by Etruria works; Page 1 of 3

  • To Mr Bentley. Letter discusses the canal as it is to pass by Etruria works; Page 2 of 3, © Wedgwood Museum

    To Mr Bentley. Letter discusses the canal as it is to pass by Etruria works; Page 2 of 3

  • To Mr Bentley. Letter discusses the canal as it is to pass by Etruria works; Page 3 of 3, © Wedgwood Museum

    To Mr Bentley. Letter discusses the canal as it is to pass by Etruria works; Page 3 of 3

  • To Mr Bentley. Letter regarding fossils found in digging for canal; page 1 of 3, © Wedgwood Museum

    To Mr Bentley. Letter regarding fossils found in digging for canal; page 1 of 3

  • To Mr Bentley. Letter regarding fossils found in digging for canal; page 2 of 3, © Wedgwood Museum

    To Mr Bentley. Letter regarding fossils found in digging for canal; page 2 of 3

  • To Mr Bentley. Letter regarding fossils found in digging for canal; page 3 of 3, © Wedgwood Museum

    To Mr Bentley. Letter regarding fossils found in digging for canal; page 3 of 3

  • To Mr. Bentley. Letter discusses the difficulties With neighbours about canal going through estate; page 1 of 3, © Wedgwood Museum

    To Mr. Bentley. Letter discusses the difficulties With neighbours about canal going through estate; page 1 of 3

  • To Mr. Bentley. Letter discusses the difficulties with neighbours about canal going through estate; page 2 of 3, © Wedgwood Museum

    To Mr. Bentley. Letter discusses the difficulties with neighbours about canal going through estate; page 2 of 3

  • To Mr. Bentley. Letter discusses the difficulties with neighbours about canal going through estate; page 3 of 3, © Wedgwood Museum

    To Mr. Bentley. Letter discusses the difficulties with neighbours about canal going through estate; page 3 of 3

  • To Mr. Bentley. Letter discusses the making of a canal and bridge at Runcorn; page 1 of 1, © Wedgwood Museum

    To Mr. Bentley. Letter discusses the making of a canal and bridge at Runcorn; page 1 of 1

  • To Mr. Tarleton. Letter discusses the continuation of canal to Liverpool; Transcript, page 1 of 3, © Wedgwood Museum

    To Mr. Tarleton. Letter discusses the continuation of canal to Liverpool; Transcript, page 1 of 3

  • To Mr. Tarleton. Letter discusses the continuation of canal to Liverpool; Transcript, page 2 of 3, © Wedgwood Museum

    To Mr. Tarleton. Letter discusses the continuation of canal to Liverpool; Transcript, page 2 of 3

  • To Mr. Tarleton. Letter discusses the continuation of canal to Liverpool; Transcript, page 3 of 3, © Wedgwood Museum

    To Mr. Tarleton. Letter discusses the continuation of canal to Liverpool; Transcript, page 3 of 3

  • To Josiah Wedgwood. Letter to Council on effect of alteration  of the Trent Canal on trade of Liverpool; Transcript, page 1 of 2, © Wedgwood Museum

    To Josiah Wedgwood. Letter to Council on effect of alteration of the Trent Canal on trade of Liverpool; Transcript, page 1 of 2

  • To Josiah Wedgwood. Letter to Council on effect of alteration  of the Trent Canal on trade of Liverpool; Transcript, page 2 of 2, © Wedgwood Museum

    To Josiah Wedgwood. Letter to Council on effect of alteration of the Trent Canal on trade of Liverpool; Transcript, page 2 of 2

Etruria Hall (36 images)

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  • Painting on tile of Etruria Hall. Aka 'Stringer Plaque'; James Bakewell, 1773., © Wedgwood Museum

    Painting on tile of Etruria Hall. Aka 'Stringer Plaque'; James Bakewell, 1773.

  • Wooden engraved print block of Etruria Hall. c.1770, Illustration used in 'The Life of Josiah Wedgwood' by Eliza Meteyard, vol 2, fig.19 (p129), © Wedgwood Museum

    Wooden engraved print block of Etruria Hall. c.1770

  • Print taken from a pencil sketch of Etruria Hall c.1770, © Wedgwood Museum

    Print taken from a pencil sketch of Etruria Hall c.1770

  •  To Mr Bentley. Building operations at Etruria; page 1 of 2, E25-18222, © Wedgwood Museum

    To Mr Bentley. Building operations at Etruria; page 1 of 2

  • To Mr Bentley. Building operations at Etruria; page 2 of 2 , E25-18222, © Wedgwood Museum

    To Mr Bentley. Building operations at Etruria; page 2 of 2

  • To Mr Bentley. Thomas Wedgwood to help On the Etruria works; Page 1 of 4, E25-18230, © Wedgwood Museum

    To Mr Bentley. Thomas Wedgwood to help On the Etruria works; Page 1 of 4

  • To Mr Bentley. Thomas Wedgwood to help On the Etruria works; Page 2 of 4, E25-18230, © Wedgwood Museum

    To Mr Bentley. Thomas Wedgwood to help On the Etruria works; Page 2 of 4

  • To Mr Bentley. Thomas Wedgwood to help On the Etruria works; Page 3 of 4, E25-18230, © Wedgwood Museum

    To Mr Bentley. Thomas Wedgwood to help On the Etruria works; Page 3 of 4

  • To Mr Bentley. Thomas Wedgwood to help On the Etruria works; Page 4 of 4, E25-18230, © Wedgwood Museum

    To Mr Bentley. Thomas Wedgwood to help On the Etruria works; Page 4 of 4

  • To Mr Bentley. Building operations at Etruria progressing; Page 1 of 4, E25-18237, © Wedgwood Museum

    To Mr Bentley. Building operations at Etruria progressing; Page 1 of 4

  • To Mr Bentley. Building operations at Etruria progressing; Page 2 of 4, E25-18327, © Wedgwood Museum

    To Mr Bentley. Building operations at Etruria progressing; Page 2 of 4

  • To Mr Bentley. Building operations at Etruria progressing; Page 3 of 4, E25-18237, © Wedgwood Museum

    To Mr Bentley. Building operations at Etruria progressing; Page 3 of 4

  • To Mr Bentley. Building operations at Etruria progressing; Page 4 of 4, E25-18237, © Wedgwood Museum

    To Mr Bentley. Building operations at Etruria progressing; Page 4 of 4

  • To Mr Bentley. Bricklayers still at Etruria, E25-18253, © Wedgwood Museum

    To Mr Bentley. Bricklayers still at Etruria

  • To Mr Bentley. Returning home to find family settled at Etruria; Transcription, page 1 of 2, E25-18268, © Wedgwood Museum

    To Mr Bentley. Returning home to find family settled at Etruria; Transcription, page 1 of 2

  • To Mr Bentley. Returning home to find family settled at Etruria; Transcription, page 2 of 2, E25-18268, © Wedgwood Museum

    To Mr Bentley. Returning home to find family settled at Etruria; Transcription, page 2 of 2

  • To Mr Bentley. Removing to Etruria Hall soon and wanting two rugs to cover floors there; Page 1 of 4, E25-18322, © Wedgwood Museum

    To Mr Bentley. Removing to Etruria Hall soon and wanting two rugs to cover floors there; Page 1 of 4

  • To Mr Bentley. Removing to Etruria Hall soon and wanting two rugs to cover floors there; Page 1 of 4, E25-18322, © Wedgwood Museum

    To Mr Bentley. Removing to Etruria Hall soon and wanting two rugs to cover floors there; Page 1 of 4

  • To Mr Bentley. Removing to Etruria Hall soon and wanting two rugs to cover floors there; Page 3 of 4, E25-18322, © Wedgwood Museum

    To Mr Bentley. Removing to Etruria Hall soon and wanting two rugs to cover floors there; Page 3 of 4

  • To Mr Bentley. Removing to Etruria Hall soon and wanting two rugs to cover floors there; Page 4 of 4, E25-18233, © Wedgwood Museum

    To Mr Bentley. Removing to Etruria Hall soon and wanting two rugs to cover floors there; Page 4 of 4

  • To Mr Bentley. Thanks Bentley for his house warming wishes; Etruria Hall not yet finished. Page 1 of 2, WM-1441, © Wedgwood Museum

    To Mr Bentley. Thanks Bentley for his house warming wishes; Etruria Hall not yet finished. Page 1 of 2

  • To Mr Bentley. Thanks Bentley for his house warming wishes; Etruria Hall not yet finished. Page 2 of 2, WM-1441, © Wedgwood Museum

    To Mr Bentley. Thanks Bentley for his house warming wishes; Etruria Hall not yet finished. Page 2 of 2

  • To Mr Bentley. Josiah wishes to have a stove grate for his best room at Etruria Hall., WM-1441, © Wedgwood Museum

    To Mr Bentley. Josiah wishes to have a stove grate for his best room at Etruria Hall.

  • To Mr Bentley. Kitchen at Etruria Hall not yet roofed; Stubbs modelling horses. Page 1 of 3, WM-1441, © Wedgwood Museum

    To Mr Bentley. Kitchen at Etruria Hall not yet roofed; Stubbs modelling horses. Page 1 of 3

  • To Mr Bentley. Kitchen at Etruria Hall not yet roofed; Stubbs modelling horses. Page 2 of 3, WM-1441, © Wedgwood Museum

    To Mr Bentley. Kitchen at Etruria Hall not yet roofed; Stubbs modelling horses. Page 2 of 3

  • To Mr Bentley. Kitchen at Etruria Hall not yet roofed; Stubbs modelling horses. Page 3 of 3, WM-1441, © Wedgwood Museum

    To Mr Bentley. Kitchen at Etruria Hall not yet roofed; Stubbs modelling horses. Page 3 of 3

  • To Mr Bentley. Building drawing-room; Extension of two uniformed wings at Etruria Hall, Page 1 of 2, WM-1441, © Wedgwood Museum

    To Mr Bentley. Building drawing-room; Extension of two uniformed wings at Etruria Hall, Page 1 of 2

  • To Mr Bentley. Building drawing-room; Extension of two uniformed wings at Etruria Hall, Page 2 of 2, WM-1441, © Wedgwood Museum

    To Mr Bentley. Building drawing-room; Extension of two uniformed wings at Etruria Hall, Page 2 of 2

  • To Mr Bentley. Meeting with carpenter to discuss additional wings to Etruria Hall with sketch; Page 1, WM-1441, © Wedgwood Museum

    To Mr Bentley. Meeting with carpenter to discuss additional wings to Etruria Hall with sketch; Page 1

  • To Mr Bentley. Meeting with carpenter to discuss additional wings to Etruria Hall with sketch; Page 2, WM-1441, © Wedgwood Museum

    To Mr Bentley. Meeting with carpenter to discuss additional wings to Etruria Hall with sketch; Page 2

  • To Mr Bentley. Building of the additions to Etruria Hall still on going; Stubbs to paint his portrait soon. Page 1 of 3, WM-1441, © Wedgwood Museum

    To Mr Bentley. Building of the additions to Etruria Hall still on going; Stubbs to paint his portrait soon. Page 1 of 3

  • To Mr Bentley. Building of the additions to Etruria Hall still on going; Stubbs to paint his portrait soon. Page 2 of 3, WM-1441, © Wedgwood Museum

    To Mr Bentley. Building of the additions to Etruria Hall still on going; Stubbs to paint his portrait soon. Page 2 of 3

  • To Mr Bentley. Building of the additions to Etruria Hall still on going; Stubbs to paint his portrait soon. Page 3 of 3, WM-1441, © Wedgwood Museum

    To Mr Bentley. Building of the additions to Etruria Hall still on going; Stubbs to paint his portrait soon. Page 3 of 3

  • To Mr Bentley. Building work and layout of the two wing extension of Etruria Hall. Page 1 of 3, WM-1441, © Wedgwood Museum

    To Mr Bentley. Building work and layout of the two wing extension of Etruria Hall. Page 1 of 3

  • To Mr Bentley. Building work and layout of the two wing extension of Etruria Hall. Page 2 of 3, WM-1441, © Wedgwood Museum

    To Mr Bentley. Building work and layout of the two wing extension of Etruria Hall. Page 2 of 3

  • To Mr Bentley. Building work and layout of the two wing extension of Etruria Hall. Page 3 of 3, WM-1441, © Wedgwood Museum

    To Mr Bentley. Building work and layout of the two wing extension of Etruria Hall. Page 3 of 3

Etruria Village (13 images)

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  • Archive showing the expenses of building workers housing at Etruria. c.1770, © Wedgwood Museum

    Archive showing the expenses of building workers housing at Etruria. c.1770

  • Archive showing Improvements made to Etruria village housing, © Wedgwood Museum

    Archive showing Improvements made to Etruria village housing

  • Archive extract from 'Rent Account Book 1796-1811', E43-28683, © Wedgwood Museum

    Archive extract from 'Rent Account Book 1796-1811'

  • Archive showing husbandry records for the Etruria village c.1770, © Wedgwood Museum

    Archive showing husbandry records for the Etruria village c.1770

  • Map showing Etruria village c.1850, © Wedgwood Museum

    Map showing Etruria village c.1850

  • Map showing Etruria village and factory c.1860, © Wedgwood Museum

    Map showing Etruria village and factory c.1860

  • Map showing Etruria village and factory c.1865, © Wedgwood Museum

    Map showing Etruria village and factory c.1865

  • Map showing Etruria c.1881, © Wedgwood Museum

    Map showing Etruria c.1881

  • Plan of Wedgwood Workers Housing within Etruria Village c.1769, © Wedgwood Museum

    Plan of Wedgwood Workers Housing within Etruria Village c.1769

  • Plan of No 6 Lord Street, Etruria village, © Wedgwood Museum

    Plan of No 6 Lord Street, Etruria village

  • Plan showing a number of gardens with Etruria village c.1831, © Wedgwood Museum

    Plan showing a number of gardens with Etruria village c.1831

  • OS Map showing the Etruria site in 1942, © Wedgwood Museum

    OS Map showing the Etruria site in 1942

  • Aerial View of Etruria  taken in 1949 showing the village, philharmonic hall, and school., © Wedgwood Museum

    Aerial View of Etruria taken in 1949 showing the village, philharmonic hall, and school.

Joseph Pickford (1734- 82) (10 images)

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  • Thomas and Joseph Pickford as Children by Joseph Wright, Original is in private hands. Copy in Pickford House in Derby., © N/A

    Thomas and Joseph Pickford as Children by Joseph Wright

  • To Mr Bentley. Visit from Pickford. Estimate discussed: Transcription, page 1, © Wedgwood Museum

    To Mr Bentley. Visit from Pickford. Estimate discussed: Transcription, page 1

  • To Mr Bentley. Visit from Pickford. Estimate discussed: Transcription, page 2, © Wedgwood Museum

    To Mr Bentley. Visit from Pickford. Estimate discussed: Transcription, page 2

  • Mrs Wedgwood to T Bentley. Wedgwood gone to Derby hopes To settle building plan with Pickford;, Transcription , © Wedgwood Museum

    Mrs Wedgwood to T Bentley. Wedgwood gone to Derby hopes To settle building plan with Pickford;

  • To Mr Bentley. Pickford coming to arrange about building; Canal matters, part 1, E25-18176, © Wedgwood Museum

    To Mr Bentley. Pickford coming to arrange about building; Canal matters, part 1

  • To Mr Bentley. Pickford coming to arrange about building; Canal matters, part 2, E25-18176, © Wedgwood Museum

    To Mr Bentley. Pickford coming to arrange about building; Canal matters, part 2

  • To Mr Bentley. Pickford coming to arrange about building; Canal matters, part 3, E25-18176, © Wedgwood Museum

    To Mr Bentley. Pickford coming to arrange about building; Canal matters, part 3

  • To Mr Cox. Mr Pickford (my Architect) visiting London to work on a house., L96-17660, © Wedgwood Museum

    To Mr Cox. Mr Pickford (my Architect) visiting London to work on a house.

  • To Mr Pickford. Offer to share expenses of removing bad brickes from Etruria buildings; Page 1 of 2, E25-18292, © Wedgwood Museum

    To Mr Pickford. Offer to share expenses of removing bad brickes from Etruria buildings; Page 1 of 2

  • To Mr Pickford. Offer to share expenses of removing bad brickes from Etruria buildings; Page 2 of 2, E25-18292, © Wedgwood Museum

    To Mr Pickford. Offer to share expenses of removing bad brickes from Etruria buildings; Page 2 of 2

Erasmus Darwin (1731-1802) (80 images)

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  • Watercolour of Etruria Factory showing Windmill, attributed to Stebbing Shaw., Painted during his sketching tour of Staffordshire in September 1794. It shows 6-sailed tower windmill standing behind the north end of the front range of factory buildings., Reproduced by kind permission of the trustees of  the William Salt Library, Satffordshire, © Property of the William Salt Library, Satffordshire

    Watercolour of Etruria Factory showing Windmill, attributed to Stebbing Shaw.

  • To Dr Darwin. Liverpool gentlemen and Canal scheme; Transcript, page 1, The Wedgwood Museum owns none of the original letter correspondence between Josiah Wedgwood and Erasmus Darwin but has in its collection typed transcripts, of which all of the relevant material has been digitised and made available within this section. , © Wedgwood Museum

    To Dr Darwin. Liverpool gentlemen and Canal scheme; Transcript, page 1

  • To Dr Darwin. Liverpool gentlemen and Canal scheme; Transcript, page 2, © Wedgwood Museum

    To Dr Darwin. Liverpool gentlemen and Canal scheme; Transcript, page 2

  • To Dr Darwin. Canal matters, references to plans of canals; Transcript , © Wedgwood Museum

    To Dr Darwin. Canal matters, references to plans of canals; Transcript

  • To Dr Darwin. Newcastle and Canal schemes; Lord Gower and canals; Transcript, page 1, © Wedgwood Museum

    To Dr Darwin. Newcastle and Canal schemes; Lord Gower and canals; Transcript, page 1

  • To Dr Darwin. Newcastle and Canal schemes; Lord Gower and canals; Transcript, page 2, © Wedgwood Museum

    To Dr Darwin. Newcastle and Canal schemes; Lord Gower and canals; Transcript, page 2

  • To Dr Darwin. Paragraphs on Canal schemes for newspapers; Navigation Bill; Transcript, page 1, © Wedgwood Museum

    To Dr Darwin. Paragraphs on Canal schemes for newspapers; Navigation Bill; Transcript, page 1

  • To Dr Darwin. Paragraphs on Canal schemes for newspapers; Navigation Bill; Transcript, page 2, © Wedgwood Museum

    To Dr Darwin. Paragraphs on Canal schemes for newspapers; Navigation Bill; Transcript, page 2

  • To Dr Darwin. Paragraphs on Canal schemes for newspapers; Navigation Bill; Transcript, page 3, © Wedgwood Museum

    To Dr Darwin. Paragraphs on Canal schemes for newspapers; Navigation Bill; Transcript, page 3

  • To Dr Darwin. Particulars of trade in Cheshire; Canal literature; Transcript page 1, © Wedgwood Museum

    To Dr Darwin. Particulars of trade in Cheshire; Canal literature; Transcript page 1

  • To Dr Darwin. Particulars of trade in Cheshire; Canal literature; Transcript page 2, © Wedgwood Museum

    To Dr Darwin. Particulars of trade in Cheshire; Canal literature; Transcript page 2

  • To Dr Darwin. Particulars of trade in Cheshire; Canal literature; Transcript page 3, © Wedgwood Museum

    To Dr Darwin. Particulars of trade in Cheshire; Canal literature; Transcript page 3

  • To Dr. Darwin. Inland Navigation in Yorkshire; Shipping in Elizabeth’s reign; Transcript, page 1, © Wedgwood Museum

    To Dr. Darwin. Inland Navigation in Yorkshire; Shipping in Elizabeth’s reign; Transcript, page 1

  • To Dr. Darwin. Inland Navigation in Yorkshire; Shipping in Elizabeth’s reign; Transcript, page 2, © Wedgwood Museum

    To Dr. Darwin. Inland Navigation in Yorkshire; Shipping in Elizabeth’s reign; Transcript, page 2

  • To Dr. Darwin. Inland Navigation in Yorkshire; Shipping in Elizabeth’s reign; Transcript, page 3, © Wedgwood Museum

    To Dr. Darwin. Inland Navigation in Yorkshire; Shipping in Elizabeth’s reign; Transcript, page 3

  • To Dr. Darwin. Visit to Liverpool on Canal business and reception by Mayor; Transcript, page 1, Copy of letter to Mayor of Newcastle, © Wedgwood Museum

    To Dr. Darwin. Visit to Liverpool on Canal business and reception by Mayor; Transcript, page 1

  •  To Dr. Darwin. Visit to Liverpool on Canal business and reception by Mayor; Transcript, page 2,  Copy of letter to Mayor of Newcastle, © Wedgwood Museum

    To Dr. Darwin. Visit to Liverpool on Canal business and reception by Mayor; Transcript, page 2

  •  To Dr. Darwin. Visit to Liverpool on Canal business and reception by Mayor; Transcript, page 3, Copy of letter to Mayor of Newcastle, © Wedgwood Museum

    To Dr. Darwin. Visit to Liverpool on Canal business and reception by Mayor; Transcript, page 3

  •  To Dr. Darwin. Visit to Liverpool on Canal business and reception by Mayor; Transcript, page 4, Copy of letter to mayor of Newcastle, © Wedgwood Museum

    To Dr. Darwin. Visit to Liverpool on Canal business and reception by Mayor; Transcript, page 4

  • To Dr. Darwin. Visit to Liverpool on Canal business and reception by Mayor; Transcript, page 5, Copy of letter to Mayor of Newcastle, © Wedgwood Museum

    To Dr. Darwin. Visit to Liverpool on Canal business and reception by Mayor; Transcript, page 5

  •  To Dr. Darwin. Visit to Liverpool on Canal business and reception by Mayor; Transcript, page 6, Copy of letter to Mayor of Newcastle, © Wedgwood Museum

    To Dr. Darwin. Visit to Liverpool on Canal business and reception by Mayor; Transcript, page 6

  • J. Sparrow to Dr. Darwin. Stimulus needed for Lichfield; Essay on Inland Navigation; Transcript., © Wedgwood Museum

    J. Sparrow to Dr. Darwin. Stimulus needed for Lichfield; Essay on Inland Navigation; Transcript.

  • To Dr. Darwin. Bill to be drawn up; Copy of letter to High Bailiff of Lichfield; Transcript, page 1, © Wedgwood Museum

    To Dr. Darwin. Bill to be drawn up; Copy of letter to High Bailiff of Lichfield; Transcript, page 1

  • To Dr. Darwin. Bill to be drawn up; Copy of letter to High Bailiff of Lichfield; Transcript, page 2, © Wedgwood Museum

    To Dr. Darwin. Bill to be drawn up; Copy of letter to High Bailiff of Lichfield; Transcript, page 2

  • To Dr. Darwin. Bill to be drawn up; Copy of letter to High Bailiff of Lichfield; Transcript, page 3, © Wedgwood Museum

    To Dr. Darwin. Bill to be drawn up; Copy of letter to High Bailiff of Lichfield; Transcript, page 3

  • To Dr. Darwin. Bill to be drawn up; Copy of letter to High Bailiff of Lichfield; Transcript, page 4, © Wedgwood Museum

    To Dr. Darwin. Bill to be drawn up; Copy of letter to High Bailiff of Lichfield; Transcript, page 4

  • J. Sparrow to Dr. Darwin. Trent and Mersey Canal not to be a monopoly; Transcript, page 1, © Wedgwood Museum

    J. Sparrow to Dr. Darwin. Trent and Mersey Canal not to be a monopoly; Transcript, page 1

  • J. Sparrow to Dr. Darwin. Trent and Mersey Canal not to be a monopoly; Transcript, page 2, © Wedgwood Museum

    J. Sparrow to Dr. Darwin. Trent and Mersey Canal not to be a monopoly; Transcript, page 2

  • To Mr. Bentley. Criticisms of a friend [Dr. Darwin] on the Navigation Pamphlet; Transcript, page 1, E25-18091, © Wedgwood Museum

    To Mr. Bentley. Criticisms of a friend [Dr. Darwin] on the Navigation Pamphlet; Transcript, page 1

  • To Mr. Bentley. Criticisms of a friend [Dr. Darwin] on the Navigation Pamphlet; Transcript, page 2, E25-18091, © Wedgwood Museum

    To Mr. Bentley. Criticisms of a friend [Dr. Darwin] on the Navigation Pamphlet; Transcript, page 2

  • To Mr. Bentley. Chance meeting with Dr. Darwin; His criticisms on the pamphlet; Transcript, page 1, E25-18092, © Wedgwood Museum

    To Mr. Bentley. Chance meeting with Dr. Darwin; His criticisms on the pamphlet; Transcript, page 1

  • To Mr. Bentley. Chance meeting with Dr. Darwin; His criticisms on the pamphlet; Transcript, page 2, E25-18092, © Wedgwood Museum

    To Mr. Bentley. Chance meeting with Dr. Darwin; His criticisms on the pamphlet; Transcript, page 2

  • To Mr. Bentley. Dr. Darwin’s criticisms of the Navigation pamphlet; Transcript, page 1, E25-18093, © Wedgwood Museum

    To Mr. Bentley. Dr. Darwin’s criticisms of the Navigation pamphlet; Transcript, page 1

  • To Mr. Bentley. Dr. Darwin’s criticisms of the Navigation pamphlet; Transcript, page 2, E25-18093, © Wedgwood Museum

    To Mr. Bentley. Dr. Darwin’s criticisms of the Navigation pamphlet; Transcript, page 2

  • Mr. Bentley to Dr. Darwin. Reply to criticisms on Navigation Pamphlet; Transcript, page 1, © Wedgwood Museum

    Mr. Bentley to Dr. Darwin. Reply to criticisms on Navigation Pamphlet; Transcript, page 1

  • Mr. Bentley to Dr. Darwin. Reply to criticisms on Navigation Pamphlet; Transcript, page 2, © Wedgwood Museum

    Mr. Bentley to Dr. Darwin. Reply to criticisms on Navigation Pamphlet; Transcript, page 2

  • Mr. Bentley to Dr. Darwin. Second reply to criticisms on Navigation Pamphlet; Transcript, page 1, © Wedgwood Museum

    Mr. Bentley to Dr. Darwin. Second reply to criticisms on Navigation Pamphlet; Transcript, page 1

  • Mr. Bentley to Dr. Darwin. Second reply to criticisms on Navigation Pamphlet; Transcript, page 2, © Wedgwood Museum

    Mr. Bentley to Dr. Darwin. Second reply to criticisms on Navigation Pamphlet; Transcript, page 2

  • S Garbett to Dr. Darwin. Criticism of Navigation Pamphlet; Transcript, page 1, © Wedgwood Museum

    S Garbett to Dr. Darwin. Criticism of Navigation Pamphlet; Transcript, page 1

  • S Garbett to Dr. Darwin. Criticism of Navigation Pamphlet; Transcript, page 2, © Wedgwood Museum

    S Garbett to Dr. Darwin. Criticism of Navigation Pamphlet; Transcript, page 2

  • S Garbett to Dr. Darwin. Criticism of Navigation Pamphlet; Transcript, page 3, © Wedgwood Museum

    S Garbett to Dr. Darwin. Criticism of Navigation Pamphlet; Transcript, page 3

  • Dr. Darwin to Mr. Bentley. Danger of haste in Navigation scheme; , Copy of letter from Mr. Garbett to Society of Arts on proposed canal, Transcription, page 1, © Wedgwood Museum

    Dr. Darwin to Mr. Bentley. Danger of haste in Navigation scheme;

  • Dr. Darwin to Mr. Bentley. Danger of haste in Navigation scheme;, 
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    Dr. Darwin to Mr. Bentley. Danger of haste in Navigation scheme;

  • Dr. Darwin to Mr. Bentley. Danger of haste in Navigation scheme;, Copy of letter from Mr. Garbett to Society of Arts on proposed canal, Transcription, page 3, © Wedgwood Museum

    Dr. Darwin to Mr. Bentley. Danger of haste in Navigation scheme;

  • Dr. Darwin to Mr. Bentley. Danger of haste in Navigation scheme;, Copy of letter from Mr. Garbett to Society of Arts on proposed canal, Transcription, page 4, © Wedgwood Museum

    Dr. Darwin to Mr. Bentley. Danger of haste in Navigation scheme;

  • Mr. Bentley to Dr. Darwin. Reply to criticisms; the Octagon prayer book; Transcript, page 1, © Wedgwood Museum

    Mr. Bentley to Dr. Darwin. Reply to criticisms; the Octagon prayer book; Transcript, page 1

  • Mr. Bentley to Dr. Darwin. Reply to criticisms; the Octagon prayer book; Transcript, page 2, © Wedgwood Museum

    Mr. Bentley to Dr. Darwin. Reply to criticisms; the Octagon prayer book; Transcript, page 2

  • Mr Bentley to Dr. Darwin. The Society of Arts and the proposed canal; Transcript, page 1, © Wedgwood Museum

    Mr Bentley to Dr. Darwin. The Society of Arts and the proposed canal; Transcript, page 1

  • Mr Bentley to Dr. Darwin. The Society of Arts and the proposed canal; Transcript, page 2, © Wedgwood Museum

    Mr Bentley to Dr. Darwin. The Society of Arts and the proposed canal; Transcript, page 2

  • To Mr Bentley. Recovering from illness; Dr. Darwin prescribing...; Transcript, page 1, E25-18099, © Wedgwood Museum

    To Mr Bentley. Recovering from illness; Dr. Darwin prescribing...; Transcript, page 1

  • To Mr Bentley. Recovering from illness; Dr. Darwin prescribing...; Transcript, page 2, E25-18099, © Wedgwood Museum

    To Mr Bentley. Recovering from illness; Dr. Darwin prescribing...; Transcript, page 2

  • To Dr. Darwin. Busy with Canal matters; Another edition of the pamphlet Wanted; Transcript, page 1, © Wedgwood Museum

    To Dr. Darwin. Busy with Canal matters; Another edition of the pamphlet Wanted; Transcript, page 1

  • To Dr. Darwin. Busy with Canal matters; Another edition of the pamphlet Wanted; Transcript, page 2, © Wedgwood Museum

    To Dr. Darwin. Busy with Canal matters; Another edition of the pamphlet Wanted; Transcript, page 2

  • To Mr. Bentley. Canal business, Dr. Darwin asked to join; Transcript, page 1, E25-18111, © Wedgwood Museum

    To Mr. Bentley. Canal business, Dr. Darwin asked to join; Transcript, page 1

  • To Mr. Bentley. Canal business, Dr. Darwin asked to join; Transcript, page 2, E25-18111, © Wedgwood Museum

    To Mr. Bentley. Canal business, Dr. Darwin asked to join; Transcript, page 2

  • To Mr. Bentley. Canal business, Dr. Darwin asked to join; Transcript, page 3, E25-18111, © Wedgwood Museum

    To Mr. Bentley. Canal business, Dr. Darwin asked to join; Transcript, page 3

  • To Mr Bentley. Plans for house altered again; Remarks on a Windmill of Dr Darwin’s;,  Transcript, page 1; E25-18191, © Wedgwood Museum

    To Mr Bentley. Plans for house altered again; Remarks on a Windmill of Dr Darwin’s;

  • To Mr Bentley. Plans for house altered again; Remarks on a Windmill of Dr Darwin’s;, Transcription, page 2; E25-18191, © Wedgwood Museum

    To Mr Bentley. Plans for house altered again; Remarks on a Windmill of Dr Darwin’s;

  • To Mr Bentley. Plans for house altered again; Remarks on a Windmill of Dr Darwin’s;, Transcription, page 3; E25-18191, © Wedgwood Museum

    To Mr Bentley. Plans for house altered again; Remarks on a Windmill of Dr Darwin’s;

  • To Mr Bentley. Plans for house altered again; Remarks on a Windmill of Dr Darwin’s;, Transcription, page 4; E25-18191, © Wedgwood Museum

    To Mr Bentley. Plans for house altered again; Remarks on a Windmill of Dr Darwin’s;

  • To Mr Bentley. Plans for house altered again; Remarks on a Windmill of Dr Darwin’s;, Transcription, page 5; E25-18191, © Wedgwood Museum

    To Mr Bentley. Plans for house altered again; Remarks on a Windmill of Dr Darwin’s;

  • To Mr Bentley. Dr. Darwin’s windmill seen at Lichfield; sketch of Windmill; Transcription, page 1, E25-18193, © Wedgwood Museum

    To Mr Bentley. Dr. Darwin’s windmill seen at Lichfield; sketch of Windmill; Transcription, page 1

  • To Mr Bentley. Dr. Darwin’s windmill seen at Lichfield; sketch of Windmill; Transcription, page 2, E25-18193, © Wedgwood Museum

    To Mr Bentley. Dr. Darwin’s windmill seen at Lichfield; sketch of Windmill; Transcription, page 2

  • To Mr Bentley. Dr. Darwin’s windmill seen at Lichfield; sketch of Windmill; Transcription, page 3, E25-18193, © Wedgwood Museum

    To Mr Bentley. Dr. Darwin’s windmill seen at Lichfield; sketch of Windmill; Transcription, page 3

  • To Mr Bentley. Mrs Wedgwood still very ill; Dr. Darwin attending her; Transcript, page 1, © Wedgwood Museum

    To Mr Bentley. Mrs Wedgwood still very ill; Dr. Darwin attending her; Transcript, page 1

  • To Mr Bentley. Mrs Wedgwood still very ill; Dr. Darwin attending her; Transcript, page 2, © Wedgwood Museum

    To Mr Bentley. Mrs Wedgwood still very ill; Dr. Darwin attending her; Transcript, page 2

  • To Mr Bentley. Mrs Wedgwood worse; Dr. Darwin sent for; Transcript, page 1 , E25-18392, © Wedgwood Museum

    To Mr Bentley. Mrs Wedgwood worse; Dr. Darwin sent for; Transcript, page 1

  • To Mr Bentley. Mrs Wedgwood worse; Dr. Darwin sent for; Transcript, page 2, E25-18392, © Wedgwood Museum

    To Mr Bentley. Mrs Wedgwood worse; Dr. Darwin sent for; Transcript, page 2

  • To Mr Bentley. Mrs Wedgwood worse; Dr. Darwin sent for; Transcript, page 3, E25-18392, © Wedgwood Museum

    To Mr Bentley. Mrs Wedgwood worse; Dr. Darwin sent for; Transcript, page 3

  • To Mr Bentley. Mrs Wedgwood worse; Dr. Darwin sent for; Transcript, page 4, E25-18392, © Wedgwood Museum

    To Mr Bentley. Mrs Wedgwood worse; Dr. Darwin sent for; Transcript, page 4

  • To Mr Bentley. Mrs Wedgwood worse; Dr. Darwin sent for; Transcript, page 5, E25-18392, © Wedgwood Museum

    To Mr Bentley. Mrs Wedgwood worse; Dr. Darwin sent for; Transcript, page 5

  • To Mr Bentley. Mrs Wedgwood going to stay with Dr. Darwin; Transcript, E25-18417, © Wedgwood Museum

    To Mr Bentley. Mrs Wedgwood going to stay with Dr. Darwin; Transcript

  • To Mr Bentley. Carriage with spring wheels partly invented by Dr Darwin; Transcription, page 1, E25-18432, © Wedgwood Museum

    To Mr Bentley. Carriage with spring wheels partly invented by Dr Darwin; Transcription, page 1

  • To Mr Bentley. Carriage with spring wheels partly invented by Dr Darwin; Transcription, page 2, E25-18432, © Wedgwood Museum

    To Mr Bentley. Carriage with spring wheels partly invented by Dr Darwin; Transcription, page 2

  • To Mr Bentley. Carriage with spring wheels partly invented by Dr Darwin; Transcription, page 3, E25-18432, © Wedgwood Museum

    To Mr Bentley. Carriage with spring wheels partly invented by Dr Darwin; Transcription, page 3

  • To Mr Bentley. Need of condensing engine; Visited Lichfield to see Dr. Darwin’s windmill;, Transcription, page 1; E26-18951, © Wedgwood Museum

    To Mr Bentley. Need of condensing engine; Visited Lichfield to see Dr. Darwin’s windmill;

  • To Mr Bentley. Need of condensing engine; Visited Lichfield to see Dr. Darwin’s windmill;, Transcription, page 2; E26-18951, © Wedgwood Museum

    To Mr Bentley. Need of condensing engine; Visited Lichfield to see Dr. Darwin’s windmill;

  • To Mr Bentley. Need of condensing engine; Visited Lichfield to see Dr. Darwin’s windmill;, Transcription, page 3; E26-18951, © Wedgwood Museum

    To Mr Bentley. Need of condensing engine; Visited Lichfield to see Dr. Darwin’s windmill;

  • To Dr. Darwin. Gardener wanted; Transcript, page 1, E26-19033, © Wedgwood Museum

    To Dr. Darwin. Gardener wanted; Transcript, page 1

  • To Dr. Darwin. Gardener wanted; Transcript, page 2, E26-19033, © Wedgwood Museum

    To Dr. Darwin. Gardener wanted; Transcript, page 2

Bank House (15 images)

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  • View of Etruria, Watercolour on paper, showing Etruria Hall and Bank House (foreground right-hand side), the house built for Thomas Bentley, as well as the Etruria manufactory; Artist unknown; Late 18th or early 19th century, © Wedgwood Museum

    View of Etruria

  • To Mr Bentley. Pressing invitation to Burslem to View the Ridgehouse estate;  Page 1; E25-18127, © Wedgwood Museum

    To Mr Bentley. Pressing invitation to Burslem to View the Ridgehouse estate; Page 1; E25-18127

  • To Mr Bentley. Pressing invitation to Burslem to View the Ridgehouse estate;  Page 2; E25-18127, © Wedgwood Museum

    To Mr Bentley. Pressing invitation to Burslem to View the Ridgehouse estate; Page 2; E25-18127

  • To Mr Bentley. Pressing invitation to Burslem to View the Ridgehouse estate;  Page 3; E25-18127, © Wedgwood Museum

    To Mr Bentley. Pressing invitation to Burslem to View the Ridgehouse estate; Page 3; E25-18127

  • To Mr Bentley. Bentley’s house at Etruria finished; Page 1, E25-18245, © Wedgwood Museum

    To Mr Bentley. Bentley’s house at Etruria finished; Page 1, E25-18245

  • To Mr Bentley. Bentley’s house at Etruria finished; Transcription, page 2, E25-18245, © Wedgwood Museum

    To Mr Bentley. Bentley’s house at Etruria finished; Transcription, page 2, E25-18245

  • To Mr Bentley. Bentley’s house at Etruria finished; Transcription, page 3, E25-18245, © Wedgwood Museum

    To Mr Bentley. Bentley’s house at Etruria finished; Transcription, page 3, E25-18245

  • To Mr Bentley. Bentley’s house at Etruria finished; Transcription, page 4, E25-18245, © Wedgwood Museum

    To Mr Bentley. Bentley’s house at Etruria finished; Transcription, page 4, E25-18245

  • To Mr Bentley. Wedgwood rejoicing at thought of Bentley’s coming to Etruria; Page 1; E25-18246, © Wedgwood Museum

    To Mr Bentley. Wedgwood rejoicing at thought of Bentley’s coming to Etruria; Page 1; E25-18246

  • To Mr Bentley. Wedgwood rejoicing at thought of Bentley’s coming to Etruria; Page 2; E25-18246, © Wedgwood Museum

    To Mr Bentley. Wedgwood rejoicing at thought of Bentley’s coming to Etruria; Page 2; E25-18246

  • To Mr Bentley. Wedgwood rejoicing at thought of Bentley’s coming to Etruria; Page 3; E25-18246, © Wedgwood Museum

    To Mr Bentley. Wedgwood rejoicing at thought of Bentley’s coming to Etruria; Page 3; E25-18246

  • To Mr Bentley. Progress with  Bentley’s house (Bank House); Page 1; E25-18247 , © Wedgwood Museum

    To Mr Bentley. Progress with Bentley’s house (Bank House); Page 1; E25-18247

  • To Mr Bentley. Progress with  Bentley’s house (Bank House); Page 2; E25-18247 , © Wedgwood Museum

    To Mr Bentley. Progress with Bentley’s house (Bank House); Page 2; E25-18247

  • To Mr Bentley. Progress with  Bentley’s house (Bank House); Page 3; E25-18247 , © Wedgwood Museum

    To Mr Bentley. Progress with Bentley’s house (Bank House); Page 3; E25-18247

  • To Mr Bentley. Progress with  Bentley’s house (Bank House); Page 4; E25-18247 , © Wedgwood Museum

    To Mr Bentley. Progress with Bentley’s house (Bank House); Page 4; E25-18247

The Round House (1 images)

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  • Drawing of the Round House by Leonard G Brammer, Drawing of the Round House at the Etruria Factory; c1930; Leonard G Brammer, © Wedgwood Museum

    Drawing of the Round House by Leonard G Brammer

Steam Engines (19 images)

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  • Josiah Wedgwood's Common Place Book detailing Mr Watt's Steam Engine c.1770, © Wedgwood Museum

    Josiah Wedgwood's Common Place Book detailing Mr Watt's Steam Engine c.1770

  • Plan of Steam Engine installed at Etruria c.1920, © Wedgwood Museum

    Plan of Steam Engine installed at Etruria c.1920

  • To Mr Bentley. Josiah admits a need for a condensing (steam) engine; Page 1 of 4, © Wedgwood Museum

    To Mr Bentley. Josiah admits a need for a condensing (steam) engine; Page 1 of 4

  • To Mr Bentley. Josiah admits a need for a condensing (steam) engine; Page 2 of 4, © Wedgwood Museum

    To Mr Bentley. Josiah admits a need for a condensing (steam) engine; Page 2 of 4

  • To Mr Bentley. Josiah admits a need for a condensing (steam) engine; Page 3 of 4, © Wedgwood Museum

    To Mr Bentley. Josiah admits a need for a condensing (steam) engine; Page 3 of 4

  • To Mr Bentley. Josiah admits a need for a condensing (steam) engine; Page 4 of 4, © Wedgwood Museum

    To Mr Bentley. Josiah admits a need for a condensing (steam) engine; Page 4 of 4

  • Josiah Wedgwood II to M. Boulton. Order for a steam engine to work mill at Etruria., © Wedgwood Museum

    Josiah Wedgwood II to M. Boulton. Order for a steam engine to work mill at Etruria.

  • Josiah Wedgwood II to M. Boulton. Payment details for steam engine to work mill at Etruria., © Wedgwood Museum

    Josiah Wedgwood II to M. Boulton. Payment details for steam engine to work mill at Etruria.

  • Bateman & Sherratt 1808 Shelton; Steam Engine & Boiler Works, © Wedgwood Museum

    Bateman & Sherratt 1808 Shelton; Steam Engine & Boiler Works

  • Boulton & Watt 1792 Soho; Hornblower’s Steam Engine Bill; Page 1 of 3, © Wedgwood Museum

    Boulton & Watt 1792 Soho; Hornblower’s Steam Engine Bill; Page 1 of 3

  • Boulton & Watt 1792 Soho; Hornblower’s Steam Engine Bill; Page 2 of 3, © Wedgwood Museum

    Boulton & Watt 1792 Soho; Hornblower’s Steam Engine Bill; Page 2 of 3

  • Boulton & Watt 1792 Soho; Hornblower’s Steam Engine Bill; Page 3 of 3, © Wedgwood Museum

    Boulton & Watt 1792 Soho; Hornblower’s Steam Engine Bill; Page 3 of 3

  • Boulton Watt and Co 1809, Soho Barometer for Steam Engine, © Wedgwood Museum

    Boulton Watt and Co 1809, Soho Barometer for Steam Engine

  • Boulton, Watt & Co. 1800, Steam Engine Proposal, © Wedgwood Museum

    Boulton, Watt & Co. 1800, Steam Engine Proposal

  • Boulton, Watt & Co. 1802, Steam Engine Affairs, © Wedgwood Museum

    Boulton, Watt & Co. 1802, Steam Engine Affairs

  • Engine at Etruria 1805 Work ordered, © Wedgwood Museum

    Engine at Etruria 1805 Work ordered

  • To J Paddey, 1785; Steam Engine at Etruria, © Wedgwood Museum

    To J Paddey, 1785; Steam Engine at Etruria

  • To Josiah Wedgwood from R Witty, 1832, Propelling Stream Engine; Page 1 of 2, © Wedgwood Museum

    To Josiah Wedgwood from R Witty, 1832, Propelling Stream Engine; Page 1 of 2

  • To Josiah Wedgwood from R Witty, 1832, Propelling Stream Engine; Page 2 of 2, © Wedgwood Museum

    To Josiah Wedgwood from R Witty, 1832, Propelling Stream Engine; Page 2 of 2

The Wells and Pumps of Etruria. Wedgwood's Water (2 images)

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  • A Water Pump located within the Etruria Village, c.1920, © Wedgwood Museum

    A Water Pump located within the Etruria Village

  • Hand-drawn map of Etruria 1925 by Arthur Moore, Map shows location of three known water pumps throughout the village, © Wedgwood Museum

    Hand-drawn map of Etruria 1925 by Arthur Moore