A collection of 180 pieces of pottery collected by Mr C Holland Child between 1910 and 1950, and on loan to Harrogate Corporation for the opening of the Museum in 1953.
Collection of Leeds and Castleford Pottery by Various artists, 17001850
© Mercer Art Gallery
- Art Fund grant:
- £350 ( Total: £650)
- Acquired in:
- C Holland Child
There are examples of the perforated cream ware characteristic of the Leeds pottery. Mr Holland Child concentrated upon decorated examples, and thus the collection makes a colourful display. The collection is also rich in toy pottery and includes a complete toy tea-service.
Mr Holland Child
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Apr – Oct
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