West view of the Cast Iron Bridge... (Dixon)
This is the most common view of the Bridge over the River Wear, and was used by many potteries. The Garrison Pottery (Dixon's) used multiple very similar variations of this transfer, which merit a page of their own.
Garrison Pottery 1
6 rings of smoke from chimney (top right detail)
Garrison Pottery 2
7 rings of smoke from chimney (top right detail)
Garrison Pottery 3
8 rings of smoke from chimney (top right detail). There are no railings on the left side of the bridge.
The bowl has the Dixon Phillips & Co impress with anchor used by the Garrison Pottery until about 1850. The loving cup has a frog associated with items from the 1840s.
Garrison Pottery 3 – later imprints
This transfer also appears on later Dixon jugs. Note the dark speck just above the right edge of the chimney top, which doesn't appear on the earlier items above.
The jug below has the speck above the chimney again, and is dated 1850.
Finally, a jug commemorating Robert Peel (died 1850). It doesn't have the speck over the chimney. However, it has a faint nick over the 'v' in 'river' that also appears on the Gove jug above.
Garrison Pottery 4
This transfer is smaller, and used under the spout of the jug. There are 9 rings of smoke coming from the chimney (top right detail).
The jug is unmarked, but has typical late 'Dixon' decoration, c1860.
Garrison Pottery 5
Another small transfer, this time used in the inside of a chamber pot. There are 10 rings of smoke coming from the chimney (top right detail).
The potty has Crimean transfers, so was likely made c1855 or just after.
Garrison Pottery 6
This transfer appears on a large pedestal bowl, which although unmarked, has a form and lustre decoration associated with the Garrison Pottery, c1860. The transfer is dissimilar to the other versions from this pottery (see above). It doesn't have distinct smoke rings coming from the chimney. There are no railings on the left side of the bridge.