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Wedgwood

Definitions

  • JOSIAH WEDGWOOD
    JOSIAH WEDGWOOD
  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Wedgwood a type of pottery made by Josiah Wedgwood and his successors; typically has a classical decoration in white on a blue background
    • n Wedgwood English potter (1730-1795)
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Additional illustrations & photos:

Wedgwood at Work Wedgwood at Work

Usage

In literature:

William Herbert, Messrs. Dickson, Haworth, Wedgwood, and others.
"The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 14, No. 83, September, 1864" by Various
But Mrs Wedgwood still affirmed that she had never seen anyone more distinctly, whether we recognised him or not.
"Seen and Unseen" by E. Katharine Bates
Suddenly he came to the corner of Wedgwood Street.
"Clayhanger" by Arnold Bennett
Two daughters of this family afterwards married sons of the famous potter, Wedgwood, and the friendship then begun lasted for life.
"Mary Wollstonecraft" by Elizabeth Robins Pennell
Some of the more costly were enriched with diamonds and precious stones, and with tiny miniature paintings and beautiful Wedgwood cameos.
"Chats on Household Curios" by Fred W. Burgess
He was also fortunate in having the friendship of Mr. Wedgwood, for whom he made many models.
"A History of Art for Beginners and Students" by Clara Erskine Clement
In the last house of all was an elaborate ceiling after the style of Wedgwood.
"Chelsea" by G. E. (Geraldine Edith) Mitton
I've heard that Wedgwood's ware won't hold oil.
"Practical Education, Volume II" by Maria Edgeworth
I knew not the way thither, and felt very little gratitude for Mr. Wedgwood's bounty.
"English Critical Essays" by Various
She had taken the lid off the little Wedgwood match box and the candles were before her.
"Cecilia" by F. Marion Crawford
In 1812 his income from the Wedgwoods was reduced, and he settled the remainder on his wife.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 6, Slice 6" by Various
CATALOGUE OF WEDGWOOD'S MANUFACTURES.
"The Dramatic Works of G. E. Lessing" by Gotthold Ephraim Lessing
He was acquainted with Rousseau, Watt and Wedgwood.
"A Biographical Dictionary of Freethinkers of All Ages and Nations" by Joseph Mazzini Wheeler
There is a remarkable collection of Wedgwood.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 3, Slice 7" by Various
The Wedgwood family were 'throwers' by handicraft, superior artisans long settled at Burslem, in the Staffordshire potteries.
"Charles Darwin" by Grant Allen
Of course he urges me to accept the Wedgwoods' generosity, and devote myself to poetical work alone.
"A Day with Samuel Taylor Coleridge" by May Byron
But M. Renan assigns to it not less importance than Mr. Wedgwood and Mr. Farrar.
"Plato and the Other Companions of Sokrates, 3rd ed. Volume III (of 4)" by George Grote
Rowland H. Wedgwood, which I find among the MSS.
"Animal Intelligence" by George J. Romanes
Genius here is named Josiah Wedgwood.
"From Gretna Green to Land's End" by Katharine Lee Bates
A characteristic dream of this sort is reported by Mrs. Alfred Wedgwood, daughter-in-law of the English savant, Hensleigh Wedgwood.
"Adventurings in the Psychical" by H. Addington Bruce
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In poetry:

Of all sad words of tongue or pen
The saddest are Captain Wedgwood Benn,
Who, waving aloft his gory sabre,
Placed it at the disposal of Labour.
"Clerihew – Wedgwood Benn" by Edmund Clerihew Bentley
I look at the Greek-derived design that nourished my infancy
this Wedgwood copy of the Portland vase:
Someone had given it to my father my eyes at five years old
used to devour it by the hour.
"Hellenistics" by Robinson Jeffers

In news:

Wedgwood Jasperware High-heel Shoes PBS.
Wedgwood students lobby to make Olympic marmot the state's official native mammal.
The third annual Wedgwood Wellness 5K Run/Walk will be held 9-11 am on Sept 15 at Wedgwood Christian Services, 3300 36th St SE.
The family-friendly event is a tribute to the legacy of Terry Chamberlain, who supervised the Wedgwood Medical Services Department.
DEERFIELD "From Wedgwood to Wash Basins" will be offered at Historic Deerfield on April 11, 18 and 25.
Most people are familiar with the term " Wedgwood ".
Wedgwood students lobby to make Olympic marmot the state's official native mammal.
Fire breaks out in Wedgwood house.
A blaze damaged a Wedgwood house Friday but fire crews were able to douse it within 30 minutes, the Seattle Fire Department reported.
Commemorative pieces from Royal Crown Derby, left, and Wedgwood.
The Dewey-Wedgwood Home at 2551 Oak Lane SW in Wyoming was recently given to the Beck- Maze Historical Society by an anonymous donor.
Vera Wang's 'Lace Gold' tableware from the Designer Room at Wedgwood.
The manufacturer of the world-famous crystal, owned by Waterford Wedgwood P.L.C.
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