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Collection Summary

Collection Title
Fine Art Collection
Description
The paintings, drawings and sculpture collection covers mostly British art from the 19th. and 20th. C.
There is also a good collection of British, Japanese and European prints from the 16th. C. to the present day. Local artists are well represented in all media.
There are links with artists associated with the ceramics industry, and with the development of public art within the City.
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There is a collection of architectural drawings by Sir Charles Barry and others of the Trentham Hall Estate, which is of National significance. The paintings, drawings and sculpture collection covers mostly British art from the 19th. and 20th. C. There are links with artists associated with the ceramics industry, and with the development of public art within the City. There is also a good collection of British, Japanese and European prints from the 16th. C. to the present day. Local artists are well represented in all media.
Date range of collection
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Accumulation Dates
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Suggested Audience
Not Specific
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Location Details

Potteries Museum & Art Gallery
Bethesda Street Hanley Stoke-on-Trent Stoke on Trent Staffordshire ST1 3DE Great Britain (UK)
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DOMUS
WM000060 
Email
museums@stoke.gov.uk
Telephone
01782 232323
Fax
01782 232500 
Visiting Information
1 March 2001 - 31 October: Monday to Saturday: 10:00-17:00, Sunday: 14:00-17:00. 1 November 2001 - 28 February: Monday to Saturday: 10:00-16:00, Sunday: 13:00-16:00.
Building Information
Unlisted. Purpose-built structure of the 1970s.
Collections Overview
The collections cover most aspects of human and natural history. Whilst the museum is naturally best known for its ceramics collections, it is also strong in many other areas, including Biology, Geology, Archaeology and Fine Art.
Display Overview
This is a large multi-disciplinary museum with the range of material that one would expect and exceptional collections in the field of ceramics. There are 'permanent' galleries depicting the geology and wildlife to be found in and around Stoke-on-Trent, the archaeology and community history locally, changing fashions and an art gallery. Presentation uses all current display techniques, including hands-on and multi-media presentations as appropriate.
Star Objects
Mark XVI Spitfire 17th. C. slipware owl jug
For details of other collections held at the same location: See the location record

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