A Woman Paints a Piece of Pottery at the Paul Revere Pottery, 1930-1936

Summary

The Paul Revere Pottery evolved from a settlement house founded in 1899 to help women in Boston’s North End immigrant community. Founders Edith Guerrier, a librarian, and Helen Brown, an artist, convinced patron Helen Osborne Storrow to fund the pottery in 1906. The venture proved successful, producing remarkable Arts and Crafts wares through the 1930s.

The Paul Revere Pottery evolved from a settlement house founded in 1899 to help women in Boston’s North End immigrant community. Founders Edith Guerrier, a librarian, and Helen Brown, an artist, convinced patron Helen Osborne Storrow to fund the pottery in 1906. The venture proved successful, producing remarkable Arts and Crafts wares through the 1930s.

Artifact

Photographic print

Date Made

1930-1936

Subject Date

1930-1936

Creators

Unknown

Location

Not on exhibit to the public.

Object ID

37.74.4

Credit

From the Collections of The Henry Ford.

Material

Paper (Fiber product)

Technique

Gelatin silver process

Color

Black-and-white (Colors)

Dimensions

Height: 4.125 in

Width: 6.25 in

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