Memo instructs Northwood to polish five more pottery copies of Portland vase, with warning that two of vases have flaws that may be removed with polishing. Post script also asks for cost of engraving "flying birds" on ewer and bason.
"Gold Medal Paris Exhibition, 1878" -- typed in red ink along upper edge.
This item is in the Ray Grover research collection.
Ray Grover research collection
Part of a group of letters written 1877-1880 between John Northwood I and Josiah Wedgwood & Sons, during which time Northwood polished the pottery editions of the Portland Vase.
Digitized by Boston Photo Imaging May 2012.