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Collection Title
Decorative & applied Art Collection
Description
The collection focuses on locally-produced ceramics and glass.
There is an important collection of 19th.C. Staffordshire earthenware 'Toy Wares' and 'Flat Backs'.
The excavated 'Pomona' porcelains are an important reference collection, and there are some examples of Oriental and European ceramics.
There is 19th.C. glass from the local Davenport factory at Longport.
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The museum holds an important collection of 19th.C. Staffordshire earthenware 'Toy Wares' and 'Flat Backs'. The excavated 'Pomona' porcelains are an important reference collection, and there are some examples of Oriental and European ceramics. There is 19th.C. glass from the local Davenport factory at Longport.
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Not Specific
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Location Details

Borough Museum And Art Gallery, Newcastle-Under-Lyme
Brampton Park Newcastle-under-Lyme ST5 0QP
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WM000086 
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Telephone
01782 619 705
Fax
01782 626 857 
Building Information
unlisted. The museum occupies a large Victorian mansion, with an Art Gallery extension added in 1986/87.
Collections Overview
This a general museum and art gallery, and accordingly has wide-ranging collections covering most collection categories (though its natural sciences holdings are minimal). Its main focus is on the history of the Borough from the earliest times.
Display Overview
The displays include traditional showcased presentation, and a street of Victorian shops.
Star Objects
Polito's circus Newsham's fire engine Pomona pottery
For details of other collections held at the same location: See the location record

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