A mock statue of Canova's Venus Italica stands at the entrance of a garden centre in Stoke-on-Trent. Cheaper production costs have resulted in many of Staffordshire's famed pottery manufacturers relocating to the far east, leaving a scarred post-industrial landscape and high levels of unemployment in the region.
A mock statue of Canova's Venus Italica stands at the entrance of a garden centre in Stoke-on-Trent. Cheaper production costs have resulted in many of Staffordshire's famed pottery manufacturers relocating to the far east, leaving a scarred post-industrial landscape and high levels of unemployment in the region.