Meet the Maker: Josiah Wedgwood (1730-1795)

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  1. […] Whieldon employed a young Josiah Wedgwood, upon whom he impressed his creamware […]

  2. […] Josiah Wedgwood was one of the first documented potters to introduce edge designs, doing so on creamware in the mid 1770s. Soon, other factories and potters noted his success and began producing edged wares of their own. Edged wares became popular as a cheaper alternative for extremely ornamented tableware. Their popularity peaked during the rather lengthy period of 1790-1860 in England and America. […]

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