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On the upper storey of the Wedgwood Institute in Burslem are
a series of twelve terracotta panels
set in arcading illustrate the months of the year,
and above them mosaic signs of the zodiac.

This is the panel for September with the zodiac sign Libra 

detail of the mosaic for the zodiac sign Libra


more on the Wedgwood Institute

detail of the terracotta panel for September
depicting an older woman - the fruit of the vine is mature


Between the storeys are ten relief terracotta panels which depict the processes involved in the manufacture of pottery.

this is the panel beneath September
-plates are being made -