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FRONT COVER:The Log Book issue 83

Issue 83
Published August 2020

Experiments with Shino Elena Renker
The Mingei Film Archive Project Susan Jefferies and Marty Gross
The Mingei Film Archive Project - Reviewed Robert Sanderson
A 1964 Conversation with Bernard Leach Frederick Olsen
Taxile Doat's Kiln - 1898
Evolution of Cycles After Fifty Years Geoff Crispin
Edinbane Pottery Isle of Skye Stuart Whatley

Front Cover: Detail of Shino Jar by Elena Renker. Photograph: Courtesy of Elena Renker.