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of Dinting Vale, Glossop. (1891)
of 89 Oxford Street, Manchester, 1. Telephone: Manchester Central 0018 and 4444. Cables: "Potterfab". (1947)
Edmund Potter and Co of Dinting Vale, Glossop, near Manchester, were one of the largest calico printers in Europe.
1891 Directory (Glossop): Listed as calico printer. More details.
Edmund Potter was the grandfather of the children's author Beatrix Potter. His fabrics were often used as binding. Special “de-luxe” copies were bound in lovely calico featuring pansies in shades of periwinkle and purple with yellow and green accents. 
1947 British Industries Fair Advert as Manufacturers of Printed and Dyed Rayon and Cotton Dress goods, Lingerie, Overalls and Shirtings including "Potter's " Anti-Shrink range. Also Specialists in cloths for Children's wear. (Textiles Section - Earls Court, Ground Floor, Stand No. 156)