Out of Copyright. Image courtesy of the National Library of Australia. | Licence: Public Domain
Out of Copyright. Image courtesy of the National Library of Australia. | Licence: Public Domain

Fowler Pottery, Camperdown, 1865

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Title from from acquisitions documentation, see file NLA11/2659; Inscriptions: "John R. Roberts 1865"--Lower right; Condition: Tears and yellowing. ; The Fowler pottery business produced ginger bear bottles, jars and clay pipes at Parramatta Street. In 1848 the pottery business moved to Glebe and in the 1850s relocated to a five acre site at the corner of Parramatta Road and Australia Street, Camperdown.--Information from reference source. ; The business is depicted as thriving in the watercolour, with workers in the midst of carrying out their daily task, fire bricks, tiles, chimney pots and an array of pottery items shown in all stages of production; and smoke from the kiln billowing above.--Information from acquisitions documentation. Medium: watercolour.
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Out of Copyright. Image courtesy of the National Library of Australia.

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Campertown, New South Wales, Australia

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