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Martin Boyd Pottery archive

Made by Martin Boyd Pottery in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, 1948-1957.

Archive, pottery manufacture, Martin Boyd Pottery, Sydney, Australia, 1948-1957

Pottery set up by Guy Boyd and Norma Flegg and later run in partnership with Leonard Flegg and (when Guy Boyd left in 1951) Ronald Flegg. Registered under the business name ‘ Martin Boyd Pottery’ in 1948, the Pottery moved from its original premises in Cremorne to Princes Street, Ryde in 1949. Using techniques such as wheel throwing, jigger jolleying, moulds and slipcasting, the Pottery supplied innovative domestic ...

Summary

Object No.

94/77/1

Object Statement

Archive, pottery manufacture, Martin Boyd Pottery, Sydney, Australia, 1948-1957

Physical Description

Archive, pottery manufacture, Martin Boyd Pottery, Sydney, Australia, 1948-1957

Pottery set up by Guy Boyd and Norma Flegg and later run in partnership with Leonard Flegg and (when Guy Boyd left in 1951) Ronald Flegg. Registered under the business name ' Martin Boyd Pottery' in 1948, the Pottery moved from its original premises in Cremorne to Princes Street, Ryde in 1949. Using techniques such as wheel throwing, jigger jolleying, moulds and slipcasting, the Pottery supplied innovative domestic ceramics to businesses and private customers in all states and territories of Australia as well as New Guinea and New Zealand.

Records of The Martin Boyd Pottery. Records include (-1) invoices-office copies, 1950-1954, (-2) statements-office copies, 1951-1953, 1957, (-3) customer receipts-office copies, 1953-1954, (-4) cash books, 1948-1950, (-5) delivery note books, 1955-1957, (-6) delivery notes-office copies, 1955-1956, (-7) stocktake records, 1954-1955, (-8) correspondence, 1952-1957, (-9) freight insurance book, 1955, (-10) kiln books, 1955-1957, (-11) delivery books, 1953-1955, (-12) consignment documents, 1955-1956, (-13) price lists, 1955-1956, (-14) bonus books, 1950-c.1956, (-15) pay dockets, 1956, (-16) address book, c.1954, (-17) timesheet book, 1952-1953, (-18) sundry invoices, statements, receipts, 1952-1953, (-19) messages, c.1955-1956, (-20) miscellaneous accounts document, 1953.

Source

Credit Line

Gift of Mr Ronald Flegg

Acquisition Date

22 March 1994

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Harvard

Martin Boyd Pottery archive 2018, Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences, accessed 16 June 2019, <https://ma.as/141765>

Wikipedia

{{cite web |url=https://ma.as/141765 |title=Martin Boyd Pottery archive |author=Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences |access-date=16 June 2019 |publisher=Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences, Australia}}

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