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New Colour Added to the Ancient Craft of Potter

A look at the workings of a pottery factory in Sydney.
Series : Australian Colour Diary | Episode : 10 | Year : 1959 | Total Duration : 4 Minutes |
Director : Jack S Allan |
Wedging clay, throwing pot on wheel. Factory processes includes pouring clay into mould. Woman smoothing clay on finished article and woman hand painting design. (Commentary refers to them as immigrants). Glazing, loading racks for kiln, making wire base for lampshade, spraying lampshade, pottery out of kiln, finished base and lampshade. Various finished pieces of pottery
Access No. 43981 | 4 mins 9 secs | 1950s | Sydney, NSW, Australia | © NFSA | Colour |