Rowantrees Pottery, Blue Hill, ca. 1950

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Rowantrees Pottery, Blue Hill, ca. 1950

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Rowantrees Pottery was founded by Adelaide Pearson, a Blue Hill resident who was a world traveler, musician, archaeologist, author, lecturer, and philanthropist. She offered art classes at her home in the 1930s and then in 1934 built a kiln on her property. Shown here in the 1950s, Rowantrees pottery grew to become an important commercial pottery that employed and inspired many Blue Hill residents. The pottery became widely known throughout the world.

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About This Item

  • Title: Rowantrees Pottery, Blue Hill, ca. 1950
  • Creator: Eastern Illustrating and Publishing Company, Belfast Maine
  • Creation Date: circa 1950
  • Subject Date: circa 1950
  • Town: Blue Hill
  • County: Hancock
  • State: ME
  • Media: Postcard
  • Dimensions: 8.6 cm x 14 cm
  • Local Code: HHPH 2174
  • Collection: Robert V. Sweetall collection of early Blue Hill postcards
  • Object Type: Image

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Blue Hill Historical Society
PO Box 710, 3 Water Street, Blue Hill, ME 04614


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