May 2003(This essay is derived from a guest lecture at Harvard, which incorporated an earlier talk at Northeastern.)When I finished grad school in computer science I went to art school to study painting.
A lot of people seemed surprised that someone interested in computers would also be interested in painting. In fact, of all the different types of people I've known, hackers and painters are among the most alike.
They're not doing research per se, though if in the course of trying to make good things they discover some new technique, so much the better.
I've never liked the term "computer science." The main reason I don't like it is that there's no such thing.
Occupying the 6th position in the Chinese Zodiac, the Snake symbolizes such character traits as intelligence, gracefulness and materialism.
When it comes to decision-making, Snakes are extremely analytical and as a result, they don’t jump into situations.
In the late 1700s Worcester were among the first to use the Bute shape for teabowls, tea cups and coffee cups.
The presence of the crescent mark dates these items to the Dr Wall period and they are all very similar in shape, size and decoration to those made in the same period by Caughley.
From 1877 the year number was dropped in favour of the letter system which carried on the same sequence.
ABBOTT – PLACE UNKNOWN – clock dials C1810 or 1820 ADAM, JOSEPH – GLASGOW – clock dials 1837 ALLDRIDGE, EDWARD – 37 DEAN ST., BIRMINGHAM 1833-61 ALLDRIDGE, EDWIN – BIRMINGHAM – clock dials 1833 to 1864 ANDERSON & CO – BIRMINGHAM – clock dials 1790 ASHWIN & CO – BIRMINGHAM – clock dials c1790 to c1800 ASHWIN & BYRNE – BIRMINGHAM 1792-98 BAKER & SON – BIRMINGHAM – clock dials 1846 BAKER, RICHARD – BIRMINGHAM – clock dials 1841 to 1866 BAKER, SAMUEL – BIRMINGHAM – clock dials 1823 to 1850 BAKER, SAMUEL & SON – BIRMINGHAM – clock dials 1858 BAKER, THOMAS – BIRMINGHAM – clock dials & clock maker 1839 to 1850 BAKER, WILLIAM I – BIRMINGHAM – clock dials 1822 to 1831 BAKER, WILLIAM II – BIRMINGHAM – clock dials & clock maker 1854 to 1867 BATKIN, WILLIAM & SON – BIRMINGHAM – printed dials 1803 BEACH, JOSEPH I – BIRMINGHAM – 1849 to 1863 BEACH, JOSEPH II – BIRMINGHAM – 1849 to 1880 BEILBY & HAWTHORNE – NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE – clock dials 1796 – c1817 BEILBY HAWTHORNE & WHITTAKER – HALIFAX & NEWCASTLE – clock dials c1800 BELL & MEUDELL – EDINBURGH – clock dials 1832 to 1849 BELL, P.
– EDINBURGH – clock dials 1832 to 1852 BENNETT, EDWARD – SHEFFIELD – clock dial maker 1816 to 1833 BENNETT, ELIZABETH – SHEFFIELD – clock dial maker 1822 BLOOD, RICHARD – BIRMINGHAM – dial artist & maker 1813 to c1820 BOUCHER, DANIEL – BIRMINGHAM – clock dial painter 1808 to 1812 BROOKE, THOMAS – BIRMINGHAM – clock dials & clock maker 1812 BROWN, WILLIAM – BIRMINGHAM – dial writer 1851 BURGESS, ?
See our early worcester for sale section for examples of sparrow beak jugs, Bute cups and Dr Wall period pieces.
The Royal Worcester standard printed factory mark includes the number 51 in the centre which refers to the year 1751 when the Worcester Porcelain Company was founded by Dr. Early standard marks show the crown slightly above or perched on the circle and from 1876 the crown sits down onto the circle. In 1862 with the restructuring of the Royal Worcester company and the introduction of a new factory mark came the first of the new Worcester date coding sequences.