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ID: 500062605
 
Record Type: Person
Wedgwood, Josiah (English ceramicist, 1730-1795)

Note: Wedgwood was the founder of the successful and respected ceramics manufactory of the same name.

Names:
Wedgwood, Josiah (preferred,V,index,LC)
Josiah Wedgwood (V,display)

Nationalities:
British (modern) (preferred)
English

Roles:
artist (preferred)
ceramicist

Gender: male

Birth and Death Places:
Born:  Burslem (Stoke-on-Trent, England, United Kingdom) (inhabited place)
Died:  Burslem (Stoke-on-Trent, England, United Kingdom) (inhabited place)

Related People or Corporate Bodies:
associated with ....  Wedgwood  
............................  (English ceramics manufactory, 1759 to the present) [500330540]
employee was ....  Flaxman, John  designer for Josiah Wedgwood, 1775-1787; director of Wedgwood studio in Rome, 1787-1794
......................  (English sculptor, draftsman, and designer, 1755-1826) [500115449]
founder of ....  Josiah Wedgwood & Sons  
..................  (British pottery firm, contemporary) [500269607]
teacher of ....  Adams, William  
..................  (English ceramicist, died 1805) [500122161]

List/Hierarchical Position:
 ....  Persons, Artists
 ........  Wedgwood, Josiah (I)

Biographies:
(English ceramicist, 1730-1795) ..... [VP Preferred]
(artist, 1730-1795) ..... [GRL]
(British ceramicist, 1730-1795) ..... [BHA]
(British artist, 1730-1795) ..... [AVERY]

Sources and Contributors:
Josiah Wedgwood ........ [VP]
................................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
Wedgwood, Josiah ........ [AVERY Preferred, BHA Preferred, GRL Preferred]
..................................  Avery Authority files (1963-)
..................................  BHA, Authority file (1973-)
..................................  Library of Congress Authorities database (n.d.) n 50022707

Subject: ........ [AVERY, BHA, GRL, VP]
....................  Avery Authority files (1963-)
....................  BHA, Authority file (1973-)
....................  Boger, World Pottery and Porcelain (1971)
....................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
....................  Grove Dictionary of Art online (1999-2002) accessed 18 October 2002
....................  Library of Congress Authorities database (n.d.)
....................  Mankowitz, Continental Pottery and Porcelain (1968)
 
Note:
English .......... [AVERY, VP]
.......... Grove Art Online (2008-) accessed 5 August 2008
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