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Publications/Information Sources

We are regularly expanding this area. Contact Us to let us know about references you want to share. Notice to authors.


Films pertaining to the Potteries

Thanks to Phil Rowley of the Facebook site Potteries of Stoke on Trent for compiling this series of short films, available on YouTube and initially presented at the Gladstone.


The Transferware Bibliography 

Contains books, articles, newsletters, websites and other source materials pertinent to transferware collectors. 
Download PDF Version


Database Discoveries

Short articles written by Database editors


Index of All TCC Bulletin Content

Detailed listing of all bulletin articles, categorized by subject matter, and specific to bulletin issue and page number.  An excellent transferware research resource.


Books on Transferware

Notable books on Transferware. Our bibliography also includes a wide selection of books.


Special Interest Articles

This page is a comprehensive collection of articles written about transferware by TCC member-contributors, as well as other authors.


China and Glassware Quarterly

Although only published for one year, CGQ offers an extraordinary collection of articles (including many on Transferware).


Clubs and Information Websites


Museums and Places of Interest With Displays and Collections of Transfer Printed Pottery

Also available as PDF


Museums with Major Collections of Ceramics

The San Francisco Ceramics Circle has prepared a list of Museums with Major Collections of Ceramics.  Transferware is included in many of the entries.


Petra Williams Index

Detailed index of all three of the Petra Williams and Williams/Weber "Staffordshire Cup Plates and Early Victorian China" volumes, compiled by maker and then by pattern name.


TCC members Dick and Judy Wagner have issued two corrections/ revisions pertaining to their book Adams Ceramics. Both are available for download. 
Adams - Short List Corrections
Adams - Corrections/ Revisions


Notice to Authors:  the TCC features a free posting of in-print books with a significant component of transferware subject matter.  If your book is in print and you are not yet included in our listing, take a look at  Then send a similar image of your book's cover and a brief description (click on 'more information' of any currently posted book for examples) and purchase information (if Amazon, provide the link to your book) to