Person Male Born 1832 Died 12/12/1907
Principal of the Lambeth School of Arts 1858 - 1900. Born as John Charles Lewis Sparkes in Brixton. Began teaching at Lambeth in 1857. Cultivated a special relationship between the school and Doulton's neighbouring pottery works. Mutually beneficial to each organisation this resulted in a line of ‘art-pottery’, known as Doulton ware. Sparkes designed many of these items.