Transferware Worldwide Lecture Series

Transferware World Wide Lecture Series

The Transferware Collectors Club (TCC) is pleased to sponsor an exciting new educational initiative: Transferware Worldwide Lecture Series.                               

In a monthly program of online lectures, experts in the field of ceramics will present scholarly talks on transferware topics to include, history, process, makers, patterns, marketing and distribution, as well as special collections. The lectures, designed to have broad appeal to ceramic enthusiasts worldwide, will be conveniently accessible online via the Zoom format. A unique presentation will be offered monthly. Each session will last one hour in duration and will include time for a lecture followed by Q & A. 

Upcoming Events:

  • Thursday, July 28, 2022 – Two Worlds in One Shipwreck

    Lecturer:  Wytze Stellingwerf, Archaeologist and Specialist of Late and Post-Medieval Material Culture, Archeologie West-Friesland.

    This lecture discusses the extensive archival research undertaken of the shipwreck of the Pieter Anthony in Dutch Wadden Sea, loaded with early 19th-century luxury items and tools related to slavery. The Pieter Anthony, which departed from Amsterdam in November 1822, sunk only a month later during a storm in the Wadden Sea near the isle of Texel. In his lecture, Wytze shall focus on the spectacular amount of transferware that was retrieved from the wreck.

    Wytze Stellingwerf (1992, MA) graduated at Leiden University in 2017 for the Masters in Historical Archaeology and currently works as an archaeologist and ceramics specialist of the late- and post-Medieval period in the town of Hoorn in the northern part of the Netherlands. More information.

Our lectures are always scheduled for 1 PM Eastern US time (New York). To determine the correct time in your zone, we recommend that you use this convenient website:

Please save these dates and plan to join fellow ceramic enthusiasts for this informative lecture series. Specific details regarding access to each Zoom lecture will be provided via email prior to each presentation date.

View recordings of past lectures.