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23 January 2019


This is An Old-Fashioned Pottery Turning Jasper-ware. Sylvia was horrified to discover that women earned no more than seven shillings a week while being exposed to hazardous flint dust and fumes from lead glazes, and was furious that they were restricted to ‘unskilled’ roles: ‘Each was employed by the man she toiled for – the slave of a slave, I thought!’


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