Pennsylvania Potters, 1660-1900

Author: Whisker, James
Year:1993
Pages:336
ISBN:0-7734-9262-3
978-0-7734-9262-2
Price:219.95
Cottage industry pottery making was an important trade in the Province of Pennsylvania from the earliest years onward. Potters produced table ware, storage jars, porcelain ware, lamps, pitchers, and other useful and decorative art. Using mainly original sources (U.S. Census, tax lists, advertisements, family records, etc.) this is a book about the men and women who made pottery in the Province of and Commonwealth of Pennsylvania between 1660 and 1900.