The 19th Century - Glass-house Pots
The making of glass-house pots varied in manufacture
from that of fire bricks and gas retorts, in that they were gradually,
inch by inch built up by hand and they were not burned but dried.
This process usually took 6 months.
Harris & Pearson were one of the few firms that possessed a
mine, which yielded clay of sufficient high quality to be suitable
for making these pots. They even sold clay either in lump state
or ground to other manufacturers.
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