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28 Processes in preparing the staterials for Porcelain
THE STAFFORDSHIRE POTTERIES. Varied Topographical Features of Staffordshire
27' Introduction of Porcelain Manufacture into the Potteries 41 Situation of the Pottery District 27 Messrs. Copeland's Works at Stoke
42 The Moorlands of Staffordshire
of Pottery Works
42, 43 Mole Cap
43, 44 Character of the Pottery District. 28 The Potter's wheel
44 Towns included in the Pottery District 28 Operations of the Thrower
44 Mr. Kohl's Account of the Appearance of the Pottery Pressed Ware District.
29 The Casting Process The Northern Members of the Pottery Towns 29 The Baking Process
44, 45 Tunstall 29 | The Glazing Process
45 Burslem and Longport 29, 30 The Process of Baking in the Glaze-oven
45 Characteristics of the Working Population of the The Painting-room
45 Potteries 30 Processes of the Blue Printed Ware
45 Juvenile Labour in the Potteries 30 The · Potter's Art'.
45 Hanley and Shelton
30 Mr. Kohl's Remarks on the Pottery Ware of England 46, 47 The North Staffordshire Infirmary
33 Diversity of Articles of Taste in the Porcelain ShowEtruria
47 Condition of the Workmen of the Pottery District 33 Museum of the Royal Porcelain Manufactory, at Sevres 47 Stoke .
33, 34 M. Brongniart's Remarks on the advantage of Labelling Lane End and Longton 34 Specimens in Museums
48 Government Estimate of the Number of Establishments State of Intercommunication between the Pottery Towns in the Pottery District 37 in 1750
48 Pottery found in the Nunnery Chapel at Farewell 37 Cutting of the Grand Trunk Canal
48 Sun-kiln Potteries 37 Canals in the Portery District
48 Dr. Plot's Account of the Potteries about 1680 37 | The Harecastle Tunnel
48, 49 Butter-pots :
37 The North Staffordshire Railway . Early Improvements in the Pottery Art 38 The Station at Stoke
49 Accidental Discovery of the Efficiency of Salt in Glazing 38 | Mr. Ward's Remarks on Tesselated Pavements
49 Potteries at Burslem in 1700
39 | Various Plans for making Tesselated Pavements sugo State of Atmosphere produced by the use of Salt in the gested within the last Century
49, 50 Potteries . Establishment of a Pottery at Bradwell, by the Brothers 39 Mr. Prosser's Discovery concerning Tesselated Pave
50 Elers, in 1690. 39 Environs of the Potteries
50 Stratagem by which Twyford and Astbury discovered Leek
50 the Manufacturing Secrets of the Brothers Elers 39 Congleton
50 Mr. Astbury's Discovery of the Use of Coloured Flint Biddulph Hall
53 in Pottery 39 Sandbach
53 Josiah Wedgwood 40 Crewe.
53 Partnership between Wedgwood and Mr. Bentley. 40 Newcastle-under-Lyne
53 The Queen's Ware
10 Trentham Jasper Ware 40 Stone
54 Establishment of the Etruria Pottery in 1768 40 Cheadle
54 Incident of the Barberini or Portland Vase 40 | New Roman Catholic Church at Cheadle
54 Evidence given by Mr. Wedgwood in 1785, illustrative of Mr. Didron's Account of the Ceremony of Opening the the Importance of the Pottery Manufacture at that time 41 New Roman Catholic Church at Cheadle
57 Attempts made in various Countries to imitate Chinese Alton Towers
57 Porcelain 41 Mr. Loudon's Description of Alton Towers
Designer. Engravers. The Potteries (Steel Plate)
F. W. Hulme T. A. Prior. 1. The Old Church, Burslem
27 2. Burslem and Longport
M. JACKSON .
31 3. Wedgwood's Manufactory, Etruria
34 4. Etruria Vall
A. J. MASON
35 5. High-street, Stoke
38 6. The Bank
42 7. Oven for Firing Ware
43 8. Biddulph Hall
51 9, Trentham Hall
THE PARKS AND GARDENS OF LONDON.
Page Great Advantages of the Public Parks and Gardens of Pepys's Notices of the Improvements in St. James's-park 70 London
59, 60 Aspect of St. James's-park in the Time of Charles II. 71, 72 Number of Places of Popular Resort in and around The Game of Pall-mall
72 Peculiar Character of the Different Parks of London 60, 61 Charles 11.'s Walks in St. James's and Hyde-parks . 72, 73 Most Public Gardens formerly Private Royal Pleasure- Situation of the Regent's-park
73 Grounds. 61 Geography of the Regent's-park
73 Acquisition of St. James's and Hyde-park by Henry The Regent's-park in 1812
73 VIII. 61 The Ancient Manor-house at Marylebone
74 Gradual Formation of the Kensirigton Gardens 62 Neighbourhood of the Victoria-park. Resolutions adopted by the House of Commons in 1652, The Victoria-park regarding Hyde-park 62 Visitants to the Victoria-park
76 State of Hyde-park from 1652 to 1730 . 62 Public Gardens of London
76 Evelyn's Account of Kensington Gardens when first pur- Kew a Winter Garden
76 chased by William III. 62 Kew Interesting to the Lover of Flowers
77 Bowack's Account of the Improvements in Kensington Successive Additions to the Wealth of the Kew Gardens 77 Gardens carried on by Queen Anne 62 Present State of the Kew Gardens
77 Limits of Kensington Gardens in the time of Queen Anne 62 Dr. Lindley's Remarks on Kew as it was, and as it is 78 Addison's Remarks on Kensington Gardens . 63 The Conservatory
79 Operations of Queen Caroline in Hyde-park 63 Kew Palace
79 Changes in Hyde-park and Kensington Gardens since The Orangery
79 the Death of George II. 63, 64 | The American Excelsa
79 Present Site of Kensington Gardens . 64 The Palm-stove
79, 80 Hyde-park on the 1st of May formerly . 64 | African Crassulas
80 Various Sports in Hyde-park 64, 63 | The New Zealand House
80 Ludlow's Account of an Accident which happened to The Orchids
80, 81 Cromwell in Hyde-park, in 1654 65 | The Museuin
81 Cromwell's Partiality to Hyde-park 65 The Grounds of Kew
81 Various Reviews in Hyde park
Dr. Lindley's Hopes for Kew
81 Various Duels in Hyde-park 66 The Chiswick Gardens
81 Frequency of Highway Robberies in the neighbourhood
A Fête-day at Chiswick
82 of Hyde-park
66 Scene from the Terrace at Chiswick on a Fête-day 82 Narrative of the Principal Witness on a Trial for High- Orchard at Chiswick
83 way Robbery in 1752 66 "The Royal Botanic Society of London:
83 Contrast between the Times of Charles II. and of
Site of the Botanic Gardens .
83 William III. 66–69 Features of the Botanic Gardens
84 Beauties of St. James's-park 68 Various Compartments of the Botanic Gardens
84 Water-fowl in St. James's-park 68 The Winter Garden
84, 85 Present Character of Hyde-park
69 Interest of the Zoological Gardens A Walk through Hyde-park and Kensington Gardens . 69 Inhabitants of the Zoological Gardens
86 St. James's-park before the Alterations made by Charles A Walk round the Zoological Gardens
86--90 II. 69 | The Aviary
86 Spring Garden 69 The Carnivora Terrace
87 Mr. Garrard's Notice of the Bowling-green in Spring The Condor
89 Garden 69 The Monkey House
89 Various Notices of the Spring Garden at different The Museum
90 Periods 69 The New Reptile House
90 The Mulberry Garden 70 The Giraffe House
90 Dr. King's Lines on St. James's-park.
Designers. Engravers. The Environs of London (Map) 1. Serpentine Bridge .
W. F. Tiffin GRAY 2. St. James's-park, in the Time of Charles ii. .
FAIRHOLT SEARS 3. The Boat-house
W. F. TIFFIN BASTIN 4. Old Elm
Rowe 5. Kensington Lodge .
KIRCHNER 6. St. James's-park, Ornainental Water
SuEPHERD SMYTHI 6. Tempest's View of St. James's-park
FAIRHOLT Rowe 8. Game of Pall-Mall
BRANDARD NICHOLLS 9. Marylebone House
W. F. TIFFIN SLADER 10. Victoria-park
W. HARVEY DALZIEL 11. Palm House, Kew .
T. WILLIAMS 12. Horticultural Gardens, Conservatory 13. Royal Botanical Gardens (in some copies erroneously named Horticultural Gardens)
DaLziEL 14. Zoological Gardens—The Bridge
W. F. Tupfix JACKSON 15. Zoological Gardens-Carnivora Cages .
59 61 63 67 67 70 71 71 74 75 78 83
86 87 78
THE EXHIBITIONS OF LONDON.
Page New State of Art in England during the Reign of Arrangement of Barry's Paintings in the Society of George I. and the beginning of that of George II. , 91 Arts' Room
105 Advent of Hogarth, Sir J. Reynolds, Gainsborough, The Idea which Barry desired to convey in his Decoraand Wilson 91 tions
106 Reynolds's Description of the Mode of Portrait-painting Barry's Painting of Orpheus civilising the inhabitants
92 of Thrace' Hogarth's Mention of the First Attempt made to form A Grecian Harvest Home'
106 an Artist's Academy 92 The Victors at Olympia'
109 Various Artists' Associations established in the beginning Fourth and Fifth Pictures of Barry's Series in the Society of the Eighteenth Century 92 of Arts' Room .
109 Discovery of the Advantage of Exhibition 92 The 'Elysium'
109 Formation of the Society for the Encouragement of Admirable Manner in which Barry has avoided all Arts, Manufactures, and Commerce 92 Personality in his · Elysium'
109 First Public English Exhibition of Art
92 Anecdotes of Barry connected with the 'Elysium' 110 Charter obtained by the Society of Incorporated Artists 93 The Rewards of Barry's Work .
113 Dissensions amongst the Incorporated Artists 93 | Rise of the British Institution
113 Secession of Reynolds and West from the Society 93 Yearly Exhibition of the British Institution
113 Anecdote of George III., West, and Kirby .
93 Banks's “ Achilles Mourning the Loss of Briseis' 113 Establishment of the Royal Academy 93 Poverty of the National Gallery
113 Choice of Reynolds as President of the Royal Academy 93 Donations to the National Gallery from Private BeneCharacter of Sir Joshua Reynolds
113 Zoffany's Picture of the ' Hall of the Academy' 91–96 Bad Arrangement of Pictures in the National Gallery 114 Sir William Chambers .
96 Judicious General Management of the National Gallery 114 Wilson 96 Lionardo da Vinci
115 Anecdote of Richard Cosway 96 The Florentine School
96 Account of Michael Angelo's Share in the “ Raising of Johann Zoffany 96 Lazarus
115 Connection of "Johnson and Goldsmith with the Royal Francia's Pictures in the National Gallery
115 Academy 96 Perugino's · Virgin and Child, with St. John'
115 Removal of the Royal Academy to Somerset House . 96 Raphael's Works in the National Gallery
115 Leading Incidents in the History of the Royal Academy 97 Paintings of Raphael's Pupils in the National Gallery 116 Immense Proportion of Portraits exhibited in the Present Works by Baronio, Caravaggio, Guercino, Mola, Carlo Day
97 Maratti, and Pannini, in the National Gallery 116 Opie's Complaint of the Prevailing Taste för Portraits 97 Titian's works in the National Gallery
116 Transfer of the Royal Academy from Somerset House Giorgione
116 to Trafalgar-square. 97 Works by Sebastian del Piombo
116 Disadvantages arising from the Want of Space in the Story told of Tintoretto
116 Present Quarters of the Academy
97 Works of Bassano, Paul Veronese, Padovanino, AlesAdmission Arrangements of the Royal Academy sandro Veronese, and Canaletto
116 Scbools 97 Correggio's Works in the National Gallery
117 Privilege of the Gold Medalists
97 Mrs. Jameson's Opinion of Correggio's Mercury and Reynolds's Opinion of Banks 98 Venus
117 School for Drawing from the Life Model 98 Parmegiano's · Vision of St. Jerome
117 Anecdotes of Fuseli .
98 Paintings of the Ferrara School in the National Gallery 117 The Hall of Casts 98 Decay in Art at the Time of the Reformation
117 The Library 99 Foundation of the School of Bologna
118 The Council Room
99 Paintings of the Carracci in the National Gallery 118 Character of Fuseli's Genius 99 Pictures of the Scholars of the Carracci School
118 Flaxman 99 | The Flemish School
100 Picture by John Van Eyck in the National Gallery 118 Constitution of the Royal Acadeniy 100 Works of Rubens in the National Gallery
118 Mode of selecting Pictures for Exhibition . 100 Vandycks in the National Gallery
119 Anecdote of Fuseli 100 Work of Jordaens in the National Gallery
119 Annual Dinner given by the Academicians 100 Paintings of the Dutch School
119 The Society of Arts 100 Works of Rembrandt
119 Long dormant State of the Society of Arts 100 Claude Lorraine
119 Services rendered to Art by the Society of Arts
100 The French School Encouragement given by the Society of Arts to Agricul- Works of the Poussins
119 ture, Chemistry, Manufactures, and Mechanics. 101 | Bourdon .
119 Rewards of Merit given by the Society of Arts . 101 Salvator Rosa General Management of the Society of Arts . 103 The Spanish School .
119 Object of the Society
103 Velasquez Model-room of the Society at the Adelphi
103 Paucity of Native Pictures in the National Gallery Exhibition of the Works of the Most Eminent Living Representatives of the English School in the National Painters, established by the Society of Arts
104 Gallery Connection of the Society of Arts with Barry
104 The Vernon Gallery Personal Appearance of Barry .
104 Various Picture Galleries of London Barry's Picture of St. Patrick
104 The Soane Museum .
105 The Water-colour Schools
105 The New Society of Painters in Water Colours'. Barry undertakes to Decorate the Room of the Society The Society of British Artists of Arts
105 Panoramas, Dioramas, Cosmoramas, etc.
120 120 120 121 121 121 121 121 122 122 122
PLYMOUTH AND ITS ENVIRONS.
Page Suitability of the South-west Corner of Devonshire for a Exterior of the Eddystone Lighthouse
139 great Naval Station .
125 | The Town of Devonport Rise of Devonport 125 The Post Office
140 General Sketch of the South-west Corner of Devon- The Mechanics' Institute
140 shire 125, 126 The Town Hall
140 Various Names of Plymouth at different Periods 127 The Library and News Room
140 Fortification and Incorporation of Plymouth by Henry
140 VI: . 127 Families connected with Devonport
140 Formation of the Plymouth Leat by Sir Francis Drake 127 Toll over Stonehouse Creek
143 Stonehouse. 128 Stonehouse .
143 The Dockyard . 128 The Town of Plymouth
143 Industrial Arrangements of Devonport Dockyard . 128 Principal Buildings of Plymouth
143 Slips of Devonport Dockyard 128 Emigrant Depôt at Plymouth
143 Immense Consumption of Timber in our Dockyards 131 Steam Navigation connected with Plymouth
143 I'he New Dock 131 | Mount Batten.
144 The Rope Houses . 131 Bridge over the Lara
144 Stores of the Devonport Dockyard 131 Saltram
144 The Rigging House 131 Plympton
144 The Smithery. 131 Mount Edgecumbe
144 Stages in the History of Anchor Forging . 132 Mount Edgecumbe House
145 The Engineer's Department
132 Narrative of Joseph Baretti's Journey from London to The Mast House and Basins 132 Falmouth in 1760
145 King's Hill 132 The South Devon Railway
146 Keyham Point 133 | Dartmoor
146 Plan for Great Steam Docks at Keyham Point . 133 The Inhabitants of Dartmoor
147 Enormous Sums spent, and to be spent, on the Keyham Relics of Antiquity in Dartmoor .
133 Mrs. Bray's Mention of the Granite Quarries at DartDifficulty of finding a New Site for the Powder Maga:
148 133 The Tavy
148 Selection of Bull Point for a New Powder Magazine - 133 Tavistock
148 Connection between the Powder Magazine and the Ships Lidford
148 in the Harbour 134 | Morwell Rocks
149 The Gun Wharf 134 Endsleigh Cottage
149 View from Mount Wise 134 Brent Tor
149 Official Residences on Mount Wise 134 | The Tamar
149 Victualling Yard on Cremill Point 135 Cottrell House
149 Biscuit-baking Establishment of the Victualling Yard 135 History of the Gothic Chapel at Cottrell
150 Commissariat Department of the Navy 135 Saltash
150 Committee appointed by the Admiralty to Inquire into Tremarton Castle
150 the Expediency of reducing Daily Rations of Spirits 136 St. Germain's
• 150 Decision of the Committee 136 The Steam Ferry Bridge
150 The Hoe 136 Dartmoor Mines.
151 The Citadel 136 Superstition of the Divining Rod'.
151 The Block House . 136 Liskeard
. 151 The Royal Naval Hospital 137 The Village of St. Neot's
152 The Royal Military Hospital, and Marine Barracks 137 Railway from Looe to Caradon
152 The Hamoaze. 137 The Cheesewring
152 Ships lying "in Ordinary 137 Mode of separating Blocks of Granite
152 Drake's Island 138 Caradon ..
152 The Breakwater .
138 Mode of Working thie Caradon Mines . 152, 153 Features of Plymouth Sound 138 Tut-workers and Tributers.
153 Plan of Operations pursued by Mr. Rennie in forming Mode of Disposing of the Copper Ore .
153 the Breakwater 139 Tin Mines of Cornwall
153 Baron Dupin's Account of the works at Oreston
1:39 Mr. Redding's Account of the Mines of Cornwall 154 Construction of the Eddystone Lighthouse 139 The Consolidated and the United Mines
Page Perception of Sublimity Awakened by Beautiful Archi- Incident which led to Granville Sharp's first Attempt 155 towards the Emancipation of Slavis
165 Cathedrals of England the Great Landmarks of the Busts of St. Evremont and of Shadwell
165 Progress of Christianity
155 Tablets to Christopher Anstey and to Mrs. Pritchard 165 Obscurity of the early Records of the History of West: Monument of the Duke of Argyle
166 minster 155 Statue of Addison
. 166 John Flete's Statement concerning the Erection of a Addison's Remarks on Westminster Abbey
166 Temple of Apollo on the Site of Westminster Abbey. 155 Incidents of Addison's Death-bed
. 166 Legend concerning the Consecration of Westminster Remains of Cumberland and of Henderson
166 Abbey 156 Monument to Camden .
166 Charters preserved among the Archives of the Abbey 156 Dr. Busby's Monument
166 Tradition concerning the Restoration of Westminster Remains of Gifford, Chambers, Adam, Old Parr, and Abbey 156 Sheridan.
166 Relics bestowed on Westminster Abbey by Edward the Want of Systematic Arrangement in the Abbey MemoConfessor 157 rials
167 Remains of the Confessor's Building
157 Inharmonious Effect of the Later Monuments in WestBenefactions of Henry III. to Westminster Abbey 157
. 167 Procession to Westminster Abbey on St. Edward's Interior View of the Abbey from Poets' Corner 168 Day, 1217 157 Late Alterations in Westminster Abbey
171 Fair granted to the Abbot of Westminster by Henry III. 158 Monuments of Sir Cloudesley Shovel, Dr. Isaac Watts, Advance in the Abbey during the Reign of Henry III. 158 Dr. Bell, and Thynne
171 Additions to the Abbey made by Edward I. 158 Monuments in the Nave
171 Benefactions of Simon Langham to Westminster Abbey 159 Memorial of Major André
171 Story told of the Profanation of the Sanctuary of West
Roubiliac's Monuments of Lieut.-General Hargrave, minster Abbey in the Reign of Richard II.
159 Major-General Flemming and Marshal Wade 171 Reasons of the Contrast presented by the Ecclesiastical Monuments in the Cloisters
171 Edifices of the Present Day to those of Earlier Times 159 Funeral of Sir Edmondbury Godfrey
171 Progress in the Abbey during the Reigns of Richard II., Memorial to Congreve
171 Henry IV. and Henry V. 160 Remains of Dean Atterbury
172 Connection of Westminster Abbey with Elizabeth Wood- Lines of Pope referring to Mrs. Oidfield's Burial 172 ville
. 160 Pope's Inscription on the Statue of James Craggs 172 Residence of Caxton in Westminster Abbey
160 | Removal of two Screens near the Western Entrance to Benson and Sir Thomas More 160 make room for Military Memorials
172 Change of the Abbey into a Cathedral at the Reforma- Memorials to Major Rennell, to Tierney, and to Sir tion 160 Godfrey Kneller
172 Restoration of the Albey on Mary's Accession 160 Monuments to Mrs. Jane Hill, to Spencer Perceval, and Restoration of the Cathedral Foundation by Elizabeth 160 to Philip Carteret
172 Exterior of Westminster Abbey
160 Screen erected in the North Aisle of the choir by Mr. The Chapter-House 161 Blore
. 172 Appropriateness of the Appellation : Poets' Corner 161 Monument to Sir Isaac Newton
172 Tomb of Chaucer 162 Dimensions of the Abbey
172 162 Monuments from the North Aisle of the Nave to the Ben Jonson's Account of the Last Days of Spenser 162 North Transept
. 175 Burial-place of Beaumont 163 Epitaph on Purcell's Monument
175 Epitaph to Ben Jonson 163 Monuments in the North Transept
· 175 Evelyn's Mention of Cowley's Funeral 163 Flaxman's Monument of Mansfield .
175 Monument to Cowley 163 Westmacott's Memorial to Mrs. Warren and Child
175 Dryden's Monument 163 | Eastern Aisle of the Transept
176 Inscription by Pope on Rowe's Monument 163 Sir Francis Vere's Effigy
· 176 Showy Monument of Prior. 164 The Nightingale Monument
176 Memorial of Gay
164 Monuments in the Chapel of St. John the Baptist . 176 Monuments of Denham and Macpherson 164 Monuments in the Chapel of St. Paul
176 Honorary Memorials of Milton, Shakspere, Phillips, Monument in the Chapel of St. Nicholas
177 Butler, Grey, Thomson, Mason, Goldsmith and Monuments in the Chapel of St. Edmund, and in the Southey 164 Chapel of St. Benedict
177 Incident connected with the Tablet to Goldsmith 164 Universal interest attached to the Coronation Chair 177 Monument to Barrow in Poet's Corner .
164 | Traditions concerning the Coronation Chair 177, 178 Remains of Jonson 165 Credible History of the Coronation Chair
178 Charles Lamb's Remarks on Garrick's Monument. 165 Shrine of the Confessor
178 Handel's Monument 165 | Tomb of Henry III.
179 Tablet to Granville Sharp
. 165 Tomb of Edward I.