Wednesday, June 12, 2013

Short But Sweet: Wedgwood

A bought of smallpox changed Josiah Wedgwood's life. He would have been a potter, but instead he became a business man who grew his family business into a global brand that we recognize today.

Josiah Wedgwood

Portland Vase, Roman Cameo Glass Vase, ca. 5-25 AD

Wedgwood's famous blue and white Jasperware

Wedgwood Jasperware pitcher

Wedgwoods' Abolitionist pendant 

Charles Darwin, grandson of Josiah Wedgwood
 Tune in next week for another Short But Sweet! We hope everyone is having a great summer!

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