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Man has made and decorated pots for 6,000 years. He has used them for eating, drinking, and cooking, for storing, ornament, and burial. He has moulded them by hand, thrown them on the wheel, and cast them in the factory.
W.B. Honey, Keeper of the Department of Ceramics at the Victoria and Albert Museum, shows examples of pottery from many countries and centuries and discusses their shape and decoration with Anne Allbrook.
Dora Billington demonstrates the potter's wheel.


W.B. Honey
Anne Allbrook
Dora Billington
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Wayland Dobson
Mary Adams

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