THE NORTH AMERICAN TORQUAY SOCIETY (N.A.T.S.)
If you are interested in Torquay pottery you may find these Links to related societies, reference works, places in Torquay and services such as pottery restoration and vacation properties in Devon useful:
The Torquay Pottery Collectors Society is the English society for Torquay pottery collectors. The website provides access to Scandy On Line which contains a "sampler" of Scandy the quarterly magazine published by TPCS. The site also contains detailed reviews of some of the TPCS publications that are available from NATS.
This new site is run by enthusiastic collectors of pottery for the use of all collectors and
others with an interest in these fascinating potteries.
Although not in South Devon, this pottery (and its "relative" Crown Dorset) had a great deal in common with the Torquay potteries.
Christopher Dresser was one of the leading industrial designers of the 19th century. He is credited with significant influence on the Torquay potters' designs. This website contains within it examples of Dresser's designs and his story. Scroll down the page to find Christopher Dresser
The museum's website contains a few pictures of Torquay pottery from the museum's collection.
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