Public Monuments and Sculpture in Stoke-on-Trent & Newcastle-under-Lyme
Public Monuments and Sculpture in Stoke-on-Trent & Newcastle-under-Lyme
 

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Josiah Wedgwood Memorial Institute (sculpture)
at Burslem
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detail of the corner fašade
[back to the November panels]

 

December 


On the upper storey 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 December
with the zodiac sign Capricorn  


 


detail of the mosaic for the zodiac sign Capricorn 

 


detail of the terracotta panel for December
depicting an old man - warming his hands by the fire


 


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

this is the panel beneath December
the vases are being hand painted

   

 

 

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detail of the corner fašade
[back to the November panels]



 

 

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29 January 2006