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Adelaide Pearson Film of Asian Pottery Techniques

Creator:
Pearson, Adelaide  Search this
Extent:
1 Film reel (27 minutes, black-and-white silent; 717 feet, 16mm)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Film reels
Silent films
Place:
Asia
India
Burma
Malaysia
Vietnam
Japan
Date:
1938-1939
Scope and Contents:
Edited film of a trip to Asia to view a variety of pottery techniques. The film concentrates on Indian pottery making, primarily in the Delhi Pottery Works and Puri, but also includes brief sequences of pottery making in Burma, Malaysia, Vietnam, and Japan. Film was shot in 1938-1939 by Adelaide Pearson, founder of Rowantree Pottery in Blue Hill, Maine.

Please note that the contents of the collection and the language and terminology used reflect the context and culture of the time of its creation. As an historical document, its contents may be at odds with contemporary views and terminology and considered offensive today. The information within this collection does not reflect the views of the Smithsonian Institution or Anthropology Archives, but is available in its original form to facilitate research.
Local Numbers:
HSFA 1991.2.1
Provenance:
Received from David Weiss, Northeast Historic Film, in 1991.
Restrictions:
The collection is open for research. Please contact the archives for information on availability of access copies of audiovisual recordings. Original audiovisual material in the Human Studies Film Archives may not be played.
Rights:
Contact the repository for terms of use.
Topic:
Pottery, Asian  Search this
Pottery craft  Search this
Genre/Form:
silent films
Citation:
Adelaide Pearson Film of Asian Pottery Techniques, Human Studies Film Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
HSFA.1991.02
Archival Repository:
Human Studies Film Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/pc90f899627-9ecb-455a-a0e0-813579e9f483
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-hsfa-1991-02

Thomas Weir photographs of Southeast Asia

Creator:
Weir, Thomas  Search this
Extent:
12 Negatives (acetate)
13 Color slides
Culture:
Vietnamese  Search this
Cambodians  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Negatives
Color slides
Photographs
Place:
Vietnam
Cambodia
Date:
circa 1965-1980
Scope and Contents note:
Images of people, pottery making, and a market in Vietnam. The photographs were probably made in Cambodia and Vietnam, though they may have also been made in Laos, Thailand, Burma, or Malaysia.
Local Call Number(s):
NAA Photo Lot 85-27
Location of Other Archival Materials:
Additional photographs by Thomas Weir can be found in the Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives in EEPA 1987-0001.
Restrictions:
The collection is open for research.

Access to the collection requires an appointment.
Rights:
Contact the repository for terms of use.
Topic:
Markets  Search this
Pottery craft  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographs
Citation:
NAA Photo lot 85-27, Thomas Weir photographs of Southeast Asia, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
NAA.PhotoLot.85-27
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nw34236baf0-3c66-460e-9205-675600288218
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-photolot-85-27

Otto and Vivika Heino papers, 1895-2000, bulk 1940s-2000

Creator:
Heino, Otto, 1915-2009  Search this
Heino, Vivika, 1910-1995  Search this
Subject:
Nanette L. Laitman Documentation Project for Craft and Decorative Arts in America  Search this
Type:
Scrapbooks
Video recordings
Citation:
Otto and Vivika Heino papers, 1895-2000, bulk 1940s-2000. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Topic:
Pottery craft  Search this
Women potters  Search this
Women art teachers  Search this
Women artists  Search this
Women ceramicists  Search this
Women educators  Search this
Theme:
Craft  Search this
Lives of artists  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)11163
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)249037
AAA_collcode_heinotto
Theme:
Craft
Lives of artists
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_249037
Online Media:

Exhibition Records, 1898, 1916-1917, 1954, 1966, 1969-2018

Creator:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Curatorial - Ceramics  Search this
Subject:
Cort, Louise Allison 1944-  Search this
Arthur M. Sackler Gallery (Smithsonian Institution)  Search this
Freer Gallery of Art  Search this
Fogg Art Museum  Search this
Harvard University  Search this
Physical description:
20.26 cu. ft. unprocessed holdings
Type:
Manuscripts
Clippings
Color photographs
Color negatives
Color transparencies
Black-and-white photographs
Black-and-white negatives
Glass negatives
Brochures
Exhibition catalogs
Picture postcards
Newsletters
Transcripts
Compact discs
Architectural drawings
Floor plans
Maps
Electronic records
Serials (publications)
Digital versatile discs
Floppy disks
Videotapes
Electronic images
Drawings
Date:
1898
1898-2018
1898, 1916-1917, 1954, 1966, 1969-2018
Topic:
Art museums  Search this
Art museum curators  Search this
Art, Asian  Search this
Pottery  Search this
Pottery craft  Search this
Ceramics  Search this
Museum exhibits  Search this
Lectures and lecturing  Search this
Museums--Educational aspects  Search this
Local number:
SIA RS01014
Restrictions & Rights:
Materials less than 15 years old Restricted. Contact reference staff for details
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Exhibition Records 1898, 1916-1917, 1954, 1966, 1969-2018 [Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Curatorial - Ceramics]
Data Source:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_227858

Contemporary Raku Stephen Murfitt

Title:
Raku
Author:
Murfitt, Stephen  Search this
Physical description:
175 pages illustrations (colour) 25 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
2022
Topic:
Raku pottery--Technique  Search this
Pottery craft  Search this
Raku--Technique  Search this
Céramique--Travaux d'amateurs  Search this
Call number:
NK4340.R3 M86 2022
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1157636

Maragoli (Outtakes, RF 30)

Collection Creator:
Nichols, Sandra  Search this
Extent:
Film reels (16mm)
Type:
Archival materials
Film reels
Date:
1976
Scope and Contents:
Outtakes from edited film shows a woman and her children unpacking a pottery kiln and cooling the earthenware pots with liquid dowsed on by leafy branches. Children are shown carrying the fired pots into a side room of the house for storage; shots of house exterior with painted wall decorations. Shots of an old woman gathering corn stalks along a path as fodder for her cow; interview footage at another homestead of an old man talking about his illness; interview with an unemployed young man along a path discussing causes of unemployment, the nature of his skills, size of his family, inheritance of land, and prospects for the future.

Credits: Ssennyonga, Joseph (Social Anthropologist) Strasburg, Ivan (Cameraman) McDuffie, Michael (Soundman)

Legacy Keywords: Pottery earthenware unglazed ; Kilns pottery ; Crafts self-employment ; Houses decorations ; Illness family support ; Hunger ideas about ; Employment labor supply ; Language and culture
General:
Local Numbers: HSFA 1978.2.1 (RF 30)
Collection Restrictions:
The collection is open for research. Please contact the archives for information on availability of access copies of audiovisual recordings. Original audiovisual material in the Human Studies Film Archives may not be played.
Collection Rights:
Contact the repository for terms of use.
Collection Citation:
Sandra Nichols collection, Human Studies Film Archives, Smithsonian Institution
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Sandra Nichols collection
Sandra Nichols collection / Maragoli (Outtakes)
Archival Repository:
Human Studies Film Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/pc9482f34c4-8112-4b84-bcdd-65c0ead91b75
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-hsfa-2012-05-ref30

Indian pottery

Creator:
Wittick, Ben, 1845-1903  Search this
Collection Collector:
Allen, George V.  Search this
Extent:
1 Stereograph (7 x 4 in.)
Culture:
American Indian -- Pueblo  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Stereographs
Scope and Contents:
A number of Indian pottery crafts are displayed. The item is number 183 in the series Views in New Mexico, Arizona, and Mexico. The image is of the same pottery, but is not identical to number 197 of Photo Lot 90-1. The item is identical to number 290 of Photo Lot 90-1.
Local Numbers:
NAA INV.09840500
Other Title:
Views in New Mexico, Arizona, and Mexico
Collection Restrictions:
The collection is open for research.

Access to the collection requires an appointment.
Collection Rights:
Contact the repository for terms of use.
Topic:
Pottery  Search this
Collection Citation:
Photo Lot 90-1, George V. Allen collection of photographs of Native Americans and the American frontier, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
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George V. Allen photograph collection of photographs of Native Americans and the American frontier
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nw3ee2fc5ad-eadd-4cff-8f98-4192e6fd60b8
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-naa-photolot-90-1-ref706
Online Media:

"Specimens of Pueblo Indian pottery"

Creator:
Wittick, Ben, 1845-1903  Search this
Collection Collector:
Allen, George V.  Search this
Extent:
1 Stereograph (7 x 4 in.)
Culture:
American Indian -- Pueblo  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Stereographs
Scope and Contents:
A number of Indian pottery crafts are displayed. The item is number 183 in the series Views in New Mexico and Arizona. The image is of the same pottery, but is not identical to number 196.
Local Numbers:
NAA INV.09840600
Other Title:
Views in New Mexico and Arizona
Collection Restrictions:
The collection is open for research.

Access to the collection requires an appointment.
Collection Rights:
Contact the repository for terms of use.
Topic:
Pottery  Search this
Collection Citation:
Photo Lot 90-1, George V. Allen collection of photographs of Native Americans and the American frontier, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
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George V. Allen photograph collection of photographs of Native Americans and the American frontier
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nw3362f3864-8737-438d-a7f0-2428f4887b98
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-naa-photolot-90-1-ref707
Online Media:

Indian pottery

Creator:
Wittick, Ben, 1845-1903  Search this
Collection Collector:
Allen, George V.  Search this
Extent:
1 Stereograph (7 x 3.5 in.)
Culture:
American Indian -- Pueblo  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Stereographs
Scope and Contents:
A number of Indian pottery crafts are displayed. The item is identical to number 196 of Photo Lot 90-1. The item is unnumbered but is part of the series Views Representing Specimens of Indian Pottery and Statuary Both Ancient and Modern.
Local Numbers:
NAA INV.09849900
Other Title:
Views Representing Specimens of Indian Pottery and Statuary Both Ancient and Modern
Collection Restrictions:
The collection is open for research.

Access to the collection requires an appointment.
Collection Rights:
Contact the repository for terms of use.
Topic:
Pottery  Search this
Collection Citation:
Photo Lot 90-1, George V. Allen collection of photographs of Native Americans and the American frontier, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
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George V. Allen photograph collection of photographs of Native Americans and the American frontier
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nw3d3cfb054-2085-435c-9392-08287f74d5fa
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-naa-photolot-90-1-ref801
Online Media:

Hopi Woman Making Pottery

Artist:
Carl Moon, born Wilmington, OH 1879-died San Francisco, CA 1948  Search this
Medium:
oil on canvas
Dimensions:
24 1/8 x 30 1/8 in. (61.2 x 76.4 cm)
Type:
Painting
Date:
ca. 1937-1943
Topic:
Figure female\full length  Search this
Indian\Hopi  Search this
Occupation\craft\potter  Search this
Object\art object\pottery  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Mrs. Florence O.R. Lang
Object number:
1985.66.383,332
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
See more items in:
Smithsonian American Art Museum Collection
Department:
Painting and Sculpture
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/vk7686f71b7-1416-467f-a40d-dfd412813fb8
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1985.66.383_332

Hiram Wilson Stoneware Pottery Jar

Physical Description:
ceramic (overall material)
stoneware (overall material)
thrown (overall production method/technique)
Measurements:
average spatial: 9 1/2 in x 7 1/2 in; 24.13 cm x 19.05 cm
Object Name:
Jar with Lid
Date made:
1869 - 1884
ID Number:
1993.0088.01.ab
Catalog number:
1993.0088.01.ab
Accession number:
1993.0088
See more items in:
Home and Community Life: Ceramics and Glass
Many Voices, One Nation
Exhibition:
Many Voices, One Nation
Exhibition Location:
National Museum of American History
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a9-a207-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1131263
Online Media:

The Treasure Jar, [photomechanical print]

Artist:
Couse, Eanger Irving 1866-1936  Search this
Physical description:
1 photomechanical print : black and white
Type:
Photomechanical prints
Date:
Copyrighted 1912
Topic:
Ethnic  Search this
Object--Art Object--Pottery  Search this
Occupation--Craft--Potter  Search this
Image number:
LOC LC000553
See more items in:
Photograph Study Collection
Library of Congress Copyright Deposit Collection
Data Source:
Photograph Study Collection, Smithsonian American Art Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_jul_137820

The Water Bottle Maker [painting] / (photographed by Peter A. Juley & Son)

Artist:
Couse, Eanger Irving 1866-1936  Search this
Type:
Photograph
Topic:
Figure  Search this
Ethnic  Search this
Object--Art Object--Pottery  Search this
Occupation--Craft  Search this
Image number:
JUL J0044517
See more items in:
Photograph Study Collection
Data Source:
Photograph Study Collection, Smithsonian American Art Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_jul_44518

John Kinard at Pottery/Crafts Class

Author:
Unknown  Search this
Subject:
Kinard, John 1936-1989  Search this
Anacostia Neighborhood Museum  Search this
Anacostia Community Museum  Search this
Physical description:
Color: Black and White; Size: 10w x 8h; Type of Image: Event; Medium: Photographic print
Type:
Photographic print
Date:
1968
Topic:
African Americans  Search this
Museum directors  Search this
Event  Search this
Standard number:
92-3576
Restrictions & Rights:
No restrictions
Data Source:
Smithsonian Archives - History Div
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sic_8392

Sketch of a seated man shaping a pot

Type:
Artworks
Date:
not before 1930
Citation:
Sketch of a seated man shaping a pot, not before 1930. René d'Harnoncourt papers, 1921-1983. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Topic:
Illustrated books, Children's  Search this
Pottery craft  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)12371
See more items in:
René d'Harnoncourt papers, 1921-1983
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_item_12371
Online Media:

Potters of Japan

Creator:
Peeler, Richard  Search this
Peeler, Marjorie  Search this
Extent:
2 Film reels (color sound print; 1,137 feet, 16mm)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Film reels
Sound films
Place:
East Asia
Japan
Date:
1966
Scope and Contents:
"Potters of Japan" parts one and two, 1966, made by Richard and Marjorie Peeler.

Please note that the contents of the collection and the language and terminology used reflect the context and culture of the time of its creation. As an historical document, its contents may be at odds with contemporary views and terminology and considered offensive today. The information within this collection does not reflect the views of the Smithsonian Institution or Anthropology Archives, but is available in its original form to facilitate research.
Provenance:
Received from Marjorie Peeler in 2005.
Restrictions:
The collection is open for research. Please contact the archives for information on availability of access copies of audiovisual recordings. Original audiovisual material in the Human Studies Film Archives may not be played.
Rights:
Contact the repository for terms of use.
Topic:
Potters  Search this
Pottery craft  Search this
Ceramics  Search this
Genre/Form:
Sound films
Citation:
Potters of Japan, Human Studies Film Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
HSFA.2005.05
Archival Repository:
Human Studies Film Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/pc925f202fa-ed78-4c9b-a1b3-3cbbe19077a4
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-hsfa-2005-05

Traditional Pottery Techniques of Pakistan: Field and Laboratory Studies

Author:
Rye, Owen S.  Search this
Evans, Clifford  Search this
Object Type:
Smithsonian staff publication
Electronic document
Year:
1976
Citation:
Rye, Owen S. and Evans, Clifford. 1976. Traditional Pottery Techniques of Pakistan: Field and Laboratory Studies. Washington, D.C.: Smithsonian Institution Press, pp., 283 pp. doi:10.5479/si.00810223.21.1
Data source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:SILSRO_113366

[A small kiln]

Collector:
Lyman, Benjamin Smith, 1835-1920  Search this
Rosin, Henry D., Dr.  Search this
Rosin, Nancy  Search this
Collection Collector:
Rosin, Henry D., Dr.  Search this
Rosin, Nancy  Search this
Collection Creator:
Lyman, Benjamin Smith, 1835-1920  Search this
Ueno, Hikoma, 1838-1904  Search this
Beato, Felice, b. ca. 1825  Search this
Stillfried, Raimund, Baron von, 1839-1911  Search this
Underwood & Underwood  Search this
Extent:
1 Item (Photographic print, 20.7 x 26.9 cm.)
Type:
Archival materials
Photographs
Photographic prints
Place:
Asia
Japan
Date:
[1872 - 1881]
Scope and Contents:
View of a kiln with three men clustered around it.
According to Henry Rosin, this print is very early in date and with rare subjects never seen in the available albums of photographs.
Local Numbers:
R179 (Rosin Number)

FSA A1999.35 179
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Topic:
Photography -- Japan  Search this
Photography -- 19th century  Search this
Kilns -- Pottery  Search this
Pottery craft  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographs
Photographic prints
Collection Citation:
Henry and Nancy Rosin Collection of Early Photography of Japan. Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives. Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C. Purchase and partial donation.
Identifier:
FSA.A1999.35, Item FSA A1999.35 179
See more items in:
Henry and Nancy Rosin Collection of Early Photography of Japan
Archival Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/dc3e393740f-f3ef-48f5-9757-e088744d4cdb
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-fsa-a1999-35-ref255

Kirdis

Collection Creator:
Brom, John L.  Search this
Extent:
1 Film reel (color silent; 601 feet, 16mm)
Type:
Archival materials
Film reels
Date:
circa 1956
Scope and Contents:
Edited film focuses on the Kirdi's skills as potters and metal-smiths: preparing a kiln, clay preparation, pot building, and metal forging. Women are shown wearing metal work. Film is associated with John Brom collection but it is not certain that he was involved in making this film.

Legacy Keywords: Language and culture ; Pottery craft ; Metal-work
General:
Local Numbers: HSFA 1998.18.7
Collection Restrictions:
The collection is open for research. Please contact the archives for information on availability of access copies of audiovisual recordings. Original audiovisual material in the Human Studies Film Archives may not be played.
Collection Rights:
Contact the repository for terms of use.
Collection Citation:
John L. Brom films, Human Studies Film Archives, Smithsonian Institution
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John L. Brom films
Archival Repository:
Human Studies Film Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/pc99ddaefff-4572-4a60-82c8-269f2a6b3a0d
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-hsfa-1998-18-ref9

Children of clay : a family of Pueblo potters / Rina Swentzell ; photographs by Bill Steen ; with a foreword by Michael Dorris

Author:
Swentzell, Rina  Search this
Steen, Bill  Search this
Physical description:
40 p. : col. ill., maps ; 22 x 25 cm
Type:
Juvenile literature
Biography
Place:
New Mexico
Santa Clara Pueblo
Santa Clara Pueblo (N.M.)
Date:
1992
C1992
Topic:
Tewa pottery  Search this
Social life and customs  Search this
Pottery craft  Search this
Tewa potters  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_728161

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