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Hanley large vase

Hanley large vase

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Hanley. There are six towns that make up the city of Stoke on Trent showing the well know landmarks of Hanley is the largest and described as the capital of Stoke on Trent. 

Hanley was an important manufacturer of china and earthenware from the 18th century onwards, the kilns and smokestacks are seen working at full blast. The houses have a neat appearance and some are spacious and elegant, belonging to many of the most wealthy pottery china and earthenware manufacturers in the Potteries, also in the suburbs are several coal and iron works. It is well placed for transit purposes, quiet close to the Cauldon branch of the Trent and Mersey canal, and occupies a healthy situation upon an eminence overlooking the whole district.  Since 1910 along with the other potteries towns, it as been subsumed in the borough of Stoke on Trent but still important commercial and ceramic centre. Nowadays the town boasts the large shopping centre and the cities cultural quarter with two splendidly refurbished theatres, The Regent and Victoria hall. Designed by Steve Shaw. 

Height 30cm approx

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