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Ceramic

The art of pottery, or an object made with clay, usually painted, glazed, and fired (hardened by heat).

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Tom Molineaux
by Unknown artist
circa 1810-1815
NPG 5813

Tom Cribb
by Unknown artist
circa 1810-1815
NPG 5812

William Booth
by Unknown artist
circa 1900
NPG 5814

Christine Keeler
by Geoffrey Davien
1964
NPG D2726

Malcolm Sargent
by Geoffrey Davien
1964
NPG D2730

Jean Muir
by Glenys Barton
1992
NPG 6425

Glenda Jackson
by Glenys Barton
1993
NPG 6224

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