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Susie Cooper (1902-1995), Ceramic designer and factory owner; wife of Cecil Barker

Susan Vera ('Susie') Cooper

Sitter in 5 portraits
Artist of 1 portrait
Ceramic designer; in 1929 set up her own company, whose motto, 'elegance combined with utility', was the basis of long-lasting commercial success. Known popularly for her 'art deco' designs, in the industry she was acknowledged for generally improving standards of lithographic transfer decoration. In 1940 she became only the second woman to be created a Royal Designer for Industry.

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Susie Cooper

by Susan Vera ('Susie') Cooper
ceramic mask, circa 1933
NPG 6375


Susie Cooper

by Cleo Cottrell
chlorobromide print, 1938
NPG x133156


Susie Cooper

by Baron Studios
5 x 4 inch film negative, 6 October 1966
NPG x125406


Susie Cooper

by Richard Holt
colour print, 1978
NPG x133175


Sir Roy Strong; Susie Cooper

by Unknown photographer
bromide print, 1987
NPG x134175