The Orcutt & Crafts Pottery in Portland, Maine

Collection Type

  • Books and periodicals

Date

1970

GUSN

GUSN-169787

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Description

M. Lelyn Branin looks at the first stoneware pottery of Maine, that of Martin Crafts, who moved from Whately, Mass., to Portland in 1833 or 1834. His move to Portland and partnership with Eleazer Orcutt began what developed into one of the major industries of Portland in the latter part of the 19th century.

Details

Additional Identification Number

Article ID 168

Collection Code

SC001

Collection Name

Old-Time New England

Reference Code

SC001.1970.060.219.003

Abstract

M. Lelyn Branin looks at the first stoneware pottery of Maine, that of Martin Crafts, who moved from Whately, Mass., to Portland in 1833 or 1834. His move to Portland and partnership with Eleazer Orcutt began what developed into one of the major industries of Portland in the latter part of the 19th century.

Date Notes

Volume 60, Number 219 (Winter, 1970)

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Record Details

Originator

M. Lelyn Branin (Author)

Publications Referencing This Collection

(1970). Old Time New England. Boston, Mass.: Society for the Preservation of New England Antiquities.

Description Level

Item

Place of Publication

Boston, Mass.

Publisher

Society for the Preservation of New England Antiquities

Publisher Series

Old Time New England