The Decorators of Portobello

Nicky Bird

Format: Paperback / softback

Publisher: Art Walk Press


 A book by artist Nicky Bird that celebrates five of Buchan’s former decorators, through their own words, personal photographs and other memorabilia. 

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 The Decorators of Portobello is a stunning book that includes interactive transparent pages and past photos, documents a 1960s women’s residency at Buchan & Co Thistle potteries in Portobello, Edinburgh where the women painted and decorated pottery. Mostly in their teens, the photos throughout highlight the sense of community amongst the group of women and record an important piece of local history.


A LandMark Residency projected curated & produced by Art Walk Projects

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Weight 0.330 kg
Dimensions 300 × 220 × 10 mm

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