Image acknowledgements

Thanks to the following organisations for permission to use images on this website:


Collection of Jill A. Wiltse and H. Kirk Brown III, Denver

John Lewis Partnership

Mitchell Beazley

Royal Air Force Museum Hendon


V&A Museum

Whitworth Art Gallery

All other images are from Robin and Lucienne Day Foundation archives.

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Text copyright

© Lesley Jackson and Paula Day 2014

Ceramic plate decorated by Lucienne Day for her Royal College of Art Diploma Show, 1940

The sgraffito patterns on this plate, decorated for her Diploma Show, are similar to the motifs on her textiles. These early pieces prefigure Lucienne’s mature tableware designs for the German porcelain manufacturer Rosenthal. 

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