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A new website about Doulton Motoring Ware

SAHB member Tony Clark is already well known for his excellent website on motoring art and the work of motoring artists: www.motoringart.info

He has now launched a delightful new website on his other passion: the motoring ware of the Doulton company: www.doultonmotoring.info

As he explains in his introduction to the site: “With customers arriving at wayside inns by car, new china was produced by Doulton to depict automobiles rather than the traditional stagecoaches. The Motoring Series pattern D2406 was registered in 1905 and continued up to 1928.  The designs were penned by George Holdcroft and he included his initials as part of the registration numbers on the automobiles on two of the designs.  It is interesting that there is a diverse collection of utensils but no cups, saucers or teapots.  It is assumed that this is normal for an inn at this time.”

For anyone with a love of motoring, these plate designs give a fascinating insight into a small but important aspect of motoring culture.

We have added this new website to our Other Links section, under Sources &Links on our menu at the top of our home page, so you can access it at any time, even after this News item has expired.


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