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Frederick E. Walrath pottery

 Collection — Carton: 1
Identifier: RITArt-0013

Scope and Contents

Frederick E. Walrath pottery consists of 2 pieces. The first, a set of bookends, depicts a child reading a book. The second item is a vase depicting a seated woman.

Dates

  • circa 1900-1920

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open to researchers.

Biographical / Historical

Born in 1871, studio potter Frederick Walrath studied with Charles Binns at the New York State School of Ceramics in Alfred, New York. He worked at Greuby Faience Company in Boston before teaching at the Rochester Athenaeum and Mechanics Institute from 1908 until 1918. Active in the local art scene, Walrath participated in the Art League of Rochester.

Frederick E. Walrath died in 1921.

Extent

2 Item(s) (1 File box)

Language

English

Overview

The collection contains 2 pieces of pottery made by artist Frederick E. Walrath.

Arrangement

Collection consists of 2 items.

Physical Location

C.S. North, Shelf 81

Bibliography

  • Frederick E. Walrath at Art on Campus, Rochester Institute of Technology.

Processing Information

Finding aid created by Amy Vilz in August 2011.
Title
Frederick E. Walrath pottery
Subtitle
RIT Art Collection
Status
Published
Author
Amy Vilz
Date
22 August 2011
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Language of description note
English

Repository Details

Part of the RIT Archive Collections Repository

Contact:
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