Pretty, Pretty Porcelain

Demonstration of the translucent quality of porcelainJoanna here, talking about porcelain,
as in what you make dishes of,
(also electrical insulators, scientific crucibles, and toilets, though these predate our historical characters by a good bit and are thus of less immediate interest than they might otherwise be.)

Porcelain is arguably the luxury product of the Georgian and Regency eras. All those fancy dinner parties …? Porcelain is what they were eating off of.

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