The Middleport Pottery of Burgess and Leigh (opened 1888)  



 The transfer printing machine


Location 23 on the index diagram


At the top end of the transfer room is the printing machine. There is an engraved metal roll which carries the ink, the pattern is then 'transferred' onto paper and then onto the ware.


The transfer printing machine
The transfer printing machine


Detail of the engraved metal roll


Previous is applying the transfer to the ware
Next is the manufacturers plate 

You can skip the rest of the transfer section of the tour and go
straight to the stairs which go down to the offices: - skip transfer

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