Verwood Potters 2

 

 

 

 

 

HAVING BROKEN OPEN THE BRICKED UP KILN TOP WALL,

MESHECH SIMS HANDS THE FIRED POTTERY TO BERT BAILEY AND THE REST OF THE WORKFORCE

 

THE POTTERS SHOW A WIDE VARIETY OF DOMESTIC GOODS

WHICH THEY HAVE MADE, STACKED AND FIRED

 

THEY BEGIN THE TASK OF CARRYING THE FINISHED WARE

BACK TO THE WORKSHOP AND SALE ROOM

 

THEY PROUDLY SHOW OFF A SELECTION OF THEIR FINISHED CREATIONS

 

A LOCAL "HIGGLER" OR HAWKER "PANS" BREWER

READY TO SET OFF WITH HORSE AND CART ON HIS ROUNDS

 

SOME EXAMPLES OF VERWOOD MADE POTTERY

THE LARGE, ROUND COSTREL OR "CIDER OWL" HAD THONGS ATTACHED

FOR MEN TO CARRY THEIR DRINK TO THE FIELDS

 

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