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Josiah Wedgwood   /dʒoʊsˈaɪə wˈɛdʒwˌʊd/   Listen
Josiah Wedgwood

English potter (1730-1795).  Synonym: Wedgwood.

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"Josiah Wedgwood" Quotes from Famous Books

... Josiah Wedgwood, Master Potter. With many Illustrations. Super-royal 8vo, sewed, 5s. nett; cloth, 7s. nett; also small 4to, cloth, 2s. nett; leather, 3s. and ...
— Astronomy of To-day - A Popular Introduction in Non-Technical Language • Cecil G. Dolmage

... Pergolesi, who published in 1777, "Designs for Various Ornaments"; Angelica Kauffman and Cipriani, two artist-painters who decorated the walls, ceilings, woodwork and furniture designed by the Adam brothers; and another colleague, the great Josiah Wedgwood, whose medallions and plaques, cameo-like creations in his jasper paste, showed both classic ...
— The Art of Interior Decoration • Grace Wood

... and the sound advice of his uncle Josiah Wedgwood (the son of the potter of Etruria) he accepted an offer to accompany Captain Fitzroy as naturalist on H. M. S. Beagle, which was to make an extensive surveying expedition. The voyage lasted from December 27th, 1831, to October 2d, 1836. It was, ...
— Library of the World's Best Literature, Ancient and Modern — Volume 11 • Various

Words linked to "Josiah Wedgwood" :   ceramicist, ceramist, thrower, potter

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