Frederick E. Walrath pottery
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.
- Creation: circa 1900-1920
- Walrath, Frederick E. (Person)
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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.
3 Linear Feet (2 cartons)
The collection contains 2 pieces of pottery made by artist Frederick E. Walrath.
Collection consists of 2 items.
- Frederick E. Walrath at Art on Campus, Rochester Institute of Technology.
Finding aid created by Amy Vilz in August 2011.
- Rochester Athenaeum and Mechanics Institute -- Faculty (Organization)
- Rochester Institute of Technology -- Art collections (Organization)
- Frederick E. Walrath pottery
- RIT Art Collection
- Amy Vilz
- 22 August 2011
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