In 1922 sixteen miniature bone china Dickens figures were introduced to the HN collection, based Leslie Harradine’s earlier stoneware models.
Hoy’s design studio and the Lambeth works closed in 1956.
The decorative stoneware produced in association with the School of Art had enormous success at International Exhibitions in the 1860s and 1870s, culminating in acclaim at the Philadelphia Exhibition in 1886 (and also at Chicago in 1893).
Many now famous artists were recruited including George Tinworth, Arthur and Hannah Barlow, and Mark V. Popularity of the ware peaked in the late 1890s when about 370 artists were employed at Lambeth, however with the death of Queen Victoria in 1901 and changing social tastes, the demand for the intricately ornamented stoneware declined and by 1914 less than 100 artists were still employed.
The major wares are listed below, and in most cases there are specialist publications dealing with each group. began the manufacture of domestic and ornamental salt glazed stoneware that later became known as ' Doulton Ware'.
The nearby Lambeth School of Art became associated with the Doulton business from about the same time and Henry Doulton joined the Board of the School in 1863.