A look at the art, the women, and the history
is an exhibit based extensively on the work of Jessie Poesch, and published in Newcomb Pottery:
an Enterprise for Southern Women 1895-1904.
This exhibit is
also based on
photographs, scrapbooks, letters,
records, and other materials found in the Newcomb
Archives. The creators relied especially on the papers and
photographs of the Newcomb Art Department, Mary Irvine,
and Anita Breisacher.
Other collections used included the papers of Jody Blake
and the Photograph Collection of Newcomb College.
This online exhibit and the images contained therein
are the property of the Newcomb College Center for
Research on Women and may not be included in any commercial
publications (printed or online) without written
permission. Readers may copy these
images for educational purposes, in accordance
with the principles of fair use of
materials as stated in the
Copyright Act of 1976, as Amended 1994.
For specific copyright information, for permissions and other
please contact the Newcomb Archives, Newcomb College Center for Research
on Women, Tulane University, New Orleans, La., 70118.
Funding for this exhibit came from the Louisiana
Education Quality Support Fund or the State Board of Regents.
This exhibit was researched, designed and produced by
and Susan Tucker.
Special thanks to Kate Bolin,
Bruce Turner, and the Smithsonian Institute Traveling Exhibits Service
Copyright 1998 Newcomb College Center for Research on Women
All rights reserved