The art of ceramics

Hornsea Pottery - Chapter 3

The items that were produced by Hornsea Pottery are the result of expert design and craftsmanship, and put simply they are works of fine art. There were several processes involved in production at the factory. These were:

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DDPH-9-1-1 3 Testing the design screen, nd. [1960s]

DDPH-9-1-1 7 Man showcasing jug mould, nd. [1960s]

DDPH-9-1-1 9 Man opening used mould, nd. [1960s]

DDPH-9-1-1 11 Man working press, nd. [1960s]

DDPH-9-1-1 16 Pouring excess out of mould, nd. [1960s]

DDPH-9-1-1 17 Man tending to moulds, nd. [1960s]

DDPH-9-1-1 19 Man applying handle and spot to pot, nd. [1960s]

DDPH-9-1-1 22 Man releasing jug from mould, nd. [1960s]

DDPH-9-1-1 24 , nd. [1960s]

DDPH-9-1-1 25 Woman attaching handle to cup, nd. [1960s]

DDPH-9-1-1 28 Worker putting plates in machine, nd. [1960s]

DDPH-9-1-1 31 Plate in machine, nd. [1960s]

DDPH-9-1-1 35 Woman attaching handle to cup, nd. [1960s]

DDPH-9-1-1 36 Woman working on teapot, nd. [1960s]

DDPH-9-1-1 38 Worker putting mugs in cooling beads, nd. [1960s]

DDPH-9-1-1 40 Woman putting teapot on shelf, nd. [1960s]

DDPH-9-1-1 41 Woman using screen to imprint pattern, nd. [1960s]

DDPH-9-1-1 42 Woman using screen to imprint pattern, nd. [1960s]

DDPH-9-1-1 46 Pouring ink onto pattern screen, nd. [1960s]

DDPH-9-1-1 47 Woman working machine, nd. [1960s]

DDPH-9-1-1 51 Man glazing teapot, nd. [1960s]

DDPH-9-1-1 52 Man glazing cups, nd. [1960s]

DDPH-9-1-1 53 Dipping mug in paint, nd. [1960s]

DDPH-9-1-1 54 Dipping mug in glaze, nd. [1960s]

DDPH-9-1-1 57 Dipping jug in glaze, nd. [1960s]

DDPH-9-1-1 62 Putting mugs on drying rack, nd. [1960s]

DDPH-9-1-1 63 Worker pulling palette of goods, nd. [1960s]

DDPH-9-1-1 64 Women inspecting teapot, nd. [1960s]

DDPH-9-1-1 66 Woman packing teapot, nd. [1960s]

DDPH-9-1-1 69 Woman packing teapot, nd. [1960s]

DDPH-9-1-1 71 Woman packing teapot, nd. [1960s]

DDPH-9-1-3 229 Cleaning the base of a glazed plate, nd. [1960s]

DDPH-9-1-3 230 Making handles for cups, mugs, and jugs, nd. [1960s]

DDPH-9-1-3 239 Making handles for cups, mugs, and jugs, nd. [1960s]

DDPH-9-1-3 244 Making handles for cups, mugs, and jugs, nd. [1960s]

DDPH-9-1-3 245 Making handles for cups, mugs, and jugs, nd. [1960s]

DDPH-9-1-3 250 Making handles for cups, mugs, and jugs, nd. [1960s]

DDPH-9-1-3 251 Making handles for cups, mugs, and jugs, nd. [1960s]

DDPH-9-1-3 252 Checking and grinding the base of flatware, nd. [1960s]

DDPH-9-1-6 558 Painting the ceramics, nd. [1970s]