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1479 plates - Combe Down Stone Mines Stabilisation Project

Date uploaded: October 21, 2009

Chris Tipping ‘1479 plates’ was produced in celebration of the Combe Down Stone Mines Stabilisation Project.

An exhibition featuring Chris Tipping’s map of bone china dinner plates – entitled 1479 plates – which explores the relationship between present day
engineering and mining technology, stone mines heritage, natural history and two 18th century entrepreneurs Ralph Allen and Josiah Wedgwood. A selection of work by other artists commissioned for the Combe Down public art programme will also be displayed.

24 October – 17 November 2009
The Octagon
25 Milson Place
Bath BA11BZ

Opening hours: Mondays to Saturdays, 11am –3pm

Exhibition flyer - pdf document

Combe Down Stone Mines Project - more information on the public art project

Download the Press Release(29 KB)