Crafts

Wondrausch, Mary (9 of 9) National Life Stories Collection: Crafts' Lives

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  • Type

    sound

  • Duration

    00:25:59

  • Shelf mark

    C960/77

  • Subjects

    Ceramics

  • Recording date

    2007-09-20, 2007-09-25, 2007-10-03

  • Recording locations

    interviewee's home, Compton, Surrey

  • Interviewees

    Wondrausch, Mary, 1923- (speaker, female)

  • Interviewers

    Hughes, Hawksmoor (speaker, female)

  • Abstract

    Part 9: Description of working towards the Oxford Ceramic Festival, evaluating work. Description of MW’s shop, further description of dealing with customers. [05:14] Description of MW’s nativity scenes. Remarks on MW’s lion and unicorn, mentions the Victoria and Albert Museum. Comment on MW making a, replica seventeenth century Dutch pot for the fire. [10:10] Long description of MW’s garden sculptures, remarks on making new fountains and sculptures each year, giraffe sculpture, objects used to make sculptures. [16:55] MW’s enjoyment of wine, mentions MW’s entry in ‘Who’s Who’, The Wine Society. [20:10] Description of MW’s evening meal. Reflects on this interview, comments on a recent film made about MW.

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