Derby Porcelain 1748-1848
This is the definitive work on what is one of the most important British porcelain factories. A lavish book, a true visual feast. This new book contains a good deal of new information and a large quantity of hitherto unpublished illustrations. Much of the documentary evidence is also published for the first time and a good deal of further material is included to be made available to a far wider readership. The author deals comprehensively with the Nottingham Road, Derby factory, its staff and its wares with detailed biographies on anyone and everyone connected with production and sales during the period of 1748-1848. The contents are as follows: History of Derby, Marks, People associated with Derby, Production materials and techniques, Subject matter, modelled or painted, & Patterns Usage - classifications by type of product.