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Book List and Society Publications

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Charity No. SC003935

Book List and Society Publications

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‘A new book co-written by art historian Elizabeth Cumming and Heather Jack, recent President of the Scottish Pottery Society, on the life and career of Henry Taylor Wyse (1870-1951) is due out on 1 July 2016. It includes a fully illustrated account of all aspects of Wyse’s work in education, and his art and craft activities, including the history of the Holyrood Pottery which Wyse ran in Edinburgh from 1917-1927. The book is published to coincide with two exhibitions highlighting the many aspects of Wyse’s career opening in July 2016: at the Hill House in Helensburgh (1 July - 31 October), and the Museum of Edinburgh at Huntly House (8 July - 29 October). Both exhibitions feature archives, paintings and pots loaned by the Wyse estate, and never before shown in public. Pricing and orders from the publisher,' Price of a single copy of the book, including p. & p. within the UK is £12.

Bibliography of Scottish Pottery

The two main texts, both of which cover the vast majority of the potteries of Scotland are:

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For those on a confined budget there is a Shire book:

But for those who want detailed information on the history or wares (or indeed many other aspects of the industry) there is no alternative to:—

As well as this there are books and booklets on more specialised aspects of the industry.

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Bibliography of Scottish Pottery

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On the technical side there are a few books:


Exhibition and sales catalogues

Printed articles