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Industries of The Potteries
Industries of The Potteries
Industries of The Potteries
Industries of The Potteries
Industries of The Potteries
Industries of The Potteries
Industries of The Potteries
Industries of The Potteries

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Made from over 6000 shaped bricks, this long relief depicts images of the history and industries of the Stoke-on-Trent area. The images include a working mine with miners and pithead, and a pottery with kilns and potters at work. Transport is also referenced with a horse and cart carrying coal, and several canal boats in dock. The centre of the relief has a large motif that is formed by half a cartwheel, and a radiating circle of hands.

Industries of The Potteries




coloured bricks


H 400 x W 3300 x D (?) cm

Accession number


Acquisition method

commissioned by Stoke on Trent City Council

Work type



Stoke on Trent City Council


Stoke on Trent City Council

Work status


Unveiling date

3rd June 1981


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Located at

Bethesda Street, Hanley, Stoke-on-Trent


Long upper façade above main entrance to The Potteries Museum & Art Gallery, Bethesda Street.