In 1879 Edward Pollock opened a pipe works in Manchester that survived for 111 years. This book provides a full exploration not only of one particular family business but also of the clay pipemaking industry in general. The study is based on a wealth of primary evidence including an invaluable paper archive, containing letters, advertising material, employee records and the most detailed description of the pipemaking process, as well as original machinery and moulds. The history is supported throughout by drawings of pipes and stamps as well as original archive photographs. Includes a glossary of technical terms.Toys, Pipes, etc., made by Pollocka#39;s 85 54. Advertising Pipes ... John Hill inserting a wired roll into a mould with aquot;ginaquot; in view at Pollocka#39;s, 1953 94 60. Photo of ... Photo of Gordon Pollock with a saggar from Circuit News, No 19, 1969 97 62. ... Diagram 1 of W G Hedges kiln at 46 Ireton Road, Upper Holloway, London, made by Gordon Pollock in 1952 149 74. ... Sketch by Joseph on post card, 15 may 1912, showing new flat bottom clay pipe [golf] being made by Pollock in 19 12 211 86.
|Title||:||Pollocks of Manchester|
|Author||:||S. Paul Jung|
|Publisher||:||British Archaeological Reports Limited - 2003|