William Littler, an English earth potter, 1724-1784
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William Littler, an English earth potter, 1724-1784 proceedings, September 24-26, 1998. by Mint Museum of Art Ceramic Seminar (1998 Charlotte, N.C.)

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Published by Delhom Service League and Mint Museum of Art in Charlotte, N.C .
Written in English



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  • Littler, William, 1724-1784 -- Congresses.,
  • Littler, William, 1724-1784 -- Exhibitions.,
  • Mint Museum of Art -- Exhibitions.,
  • Staffordshire pottery -- History -- 18th century -- Congresses.,
  • Staffordshire pottery -- History -- 18th century -- Exhibitions.,
  • Pottery, English -- History -- 18th century -- Congresses.,
  • Pottery, English -- History -- 18th century -- Exhibitions.,
  • Pottery -- North Carolina -- Charlotte -- Exhibitions.

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Edition Notes

GenreCongresses., Exhibitions.
ContributionsLittler, William, 1724-1784.
LC ClassificationsNK4210.L384 M56 1998
The Physical Object
Paginationvii, 68 p. :
Number of Pages68
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3966593M
LC Control Number2001272068

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(b ; d ).English potter and porcelain maker. He established a pottery in Brownhills, near Burslem, Staffs, c, and moved c to . In pottery: 18th-century developments often called Littler’s blue after William Littler, who is thought to have invented it, was much used on the salt-glazed stoneware, as well as the porcelain, made at Longton Hall, a factory that operated in Staffordshire from about to and that was also associated with Sittler.. Read More. William Littler’s & Jane Booth’s Marriage. A discussion document hosted by the NCS George R. Haggarty & Tony Gaskell William Littler, son of William Littler 1senior rdand Sarah 2Shawe (married 3 April (fig 1), was baptised on the 1st December at Burslem St. John Staffordshire (fig 2).We still have much to learn about this. "Mr. William Littler, of Brownhills, near Burslem, whose father had carried on business there as a Potter, and left to his son a small landed estate, embarked in some expensive attempts to produce and article resembling oriental china; he commenced business about the year , when he attained his majority, and a few years afterwards removed the seat of his manufacture to Longton Hall.

As an experiment in introducing commercial porcelain production to Staffordshire, the factory at Longton Hall established by William Littler () was perhaps premature, for Littler's rather brittle porcelain body could not compete with the more refined porcelains of Chelsea, Derby and elsewhere. William Littler () was apprenticed in at the age of Originally making Saltglaze stoneware he soon looked towards bringing porcelain production to Staffordshire. Around – 50 Littler entered into a partnership of businessmen and oversaw porcelain production at . John William Littler was born on month day , at birth place, to Peter Littler and Sarah Elizabeth Littler (born Peel). Peter was born on November 26 , in Pemberton, Lancashire. Sarah was born in , in Mold, Flintshire. Watney, p 5th November Payment by Lord Hailes to William Littler from an account book kept by Lord Hailes: ‘ nov. 26 to Littler chinaman, no £4. 7s. may Littler chinaman, no. 19, £2. 10s. sept Littler in West Pans to account of buildings, no. 42, £ nov. 5 Littler chinaman, no, £3. 7s 6d.

William Adams, an Old English Potter: With Some Account of His Family and Their Productions William Turner (F.S.S.) Chapman and Hall, Limited, - Pottery, English - pages.   William (Richard Arthur) Littler. Critic, teacher, b Vancouver 12 Jul ; BA (British Columbia) He began piano lessons at 11 with Dorothea Limpus, a pupil of J.D.A. Tripp, and studied theory with Limpus, A.B. Hendrickson, and Desmond Burdon-Murphy. An illustration of an open book. Books. An illustration of two cells of a film strip. Video. An illustration of an audio speaker. Audio. An illustration of a " floppy disk. Full text of "A history and description of English earthenware and stoneware (to the beginning of the 19th century)". William Littler is a classical music writer and a freelance contributor for The Star. Articles by William Littler. Music. TSO cancels full orchestra’s / season — but the music plays on.