Newcomb Pottery

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 copyrighted materials as stated in the Copyright Act of 1976, as Amended 1994.

For specific copyright information, for permissions and other information, 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 Veronica Leandrez, Crystal Kile, Lisa Pollack, and Susan Tucker.

Special thanks to Kate Bolin, Anita Breisacher, Lauren Heckler, Mary Irvine, Laura Kutch, Jessie Poesch, Sumittra Shadduck, Sally Main, Meghan Streit, Bruce Turner, and the Smithsonian Institute Traveling Exhibits Service (SITES).

Copyright 1998 Newcomb College Center for Research on Women
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