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Moravian Pottery and Tile Works

Posted by
Elaine Hancock (Olney, United States) on 7 November 2016 in Art & Design.

This was taken in 2012 at the Moravian Pottery and Tile Works in Doylestown, PA. Today the factory is a museum. The tile works factory was founded by Henry Chapman Mercer in 1898.The reproduction tiles made today are made using Mercer's original molds, clay that is obtained locally and has properties similar to those of Mercer's original source, slips and glazes that follow Mercer's final formulations.

"There are moments when time stands still. You hope it will wait for you."
Dorothea Lange

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tataray from Charentes-Poitou, France

Magnifiques textures .jolie prise. )

7 Nov 2016 6:07am

Martine from France

Joli intérieur ancien.

7 Nov 2016 6:31am

Linda Candilas from Cameron Park, United States

Really nicely shot Elaine, beautiful.:))

7 Nov 2016 7:04am

Shahin Bahremand from Tehran, Iran

well done

7 Nov 2016 7:45am

Ronnie 2¢ from Atlantic Shores, United Kingdom

I have a feeling that change happens slowly there . .

7 Nov 2016 8:26am

jean pierre a from France

excellent "clair obscur"!! amitiés

7 Nov 2016 8:42am

Aubélia from Kortrijk, Belgium

So beautiful.

7 Nov 2016 8:56am

martine Libouton from Bousval, Belgium

J'aime beaucoup!! Très beau détail

7 Nov 2016 9:04am

Devi from Chennai, India

I love the mood here...bricks and tiles...

7 Nov 2016 3:01pm

Baldwin VW from Bejuma, Venezuela

Amazing shot !!! The contrast of light and shades and the details are wonderful ...

7 Nov 2016 5:39pm

Ruthiebear from Titusville, NJ, United States

Beautiful presentation! DOylestown is not too far from me!

7 Nov 2016 6:28pm

@Ruthiebear: I keep wanting to take another visit to this place. Maybe next summer or fall!

Steven from Chicagoland, United States

Great use of lighting to highlight the textures and patterns of the mosaic tiles!!

7 Nov 2016 7:03pm

Robert D. Burr from Kingston, Ontario, Canada

Very nice

7 Nov 2016 8:14pm

L'Angevine from Angers, France

superbe

8 Nov 2016 8:20am

grouser from Ludlow, United Kingdom

Excellent documentary

8 Nov 2016 10:51am

Don from Spokane, United States

An excellent job of exposure to get the interior and not have the windows blow out the highs.

8 Nov 2016 3:46pm