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Thomas Turner (1749-1809), Potter

Sitter in 2 portraits
A leading figure in the burgeoning pottery industry, Turner made his early reputation as a chemist and a designer before becoming the owner of the Salopian China Warehouse at Caughley, Shropshire. He is noted for introducing a number of popular blue-and-white china patterns to England, including the 'Willow Pattern'.

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Thomas Turner

by Lemuel Francis Abbott
oil on canvas, circa 1790
On display in Room 13 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 6412

x42985

Thomas Turner

by Lafayette (Lafayette Ltd)
half-plate nitrate negative, 8 November 1928
NPG x42985