Stoneware cooler

Description
Thompson Harrington took over management of Nathan Clark’s Lyons, New York stoneware manufactory in 1852 when Clark left to establish new potteries elsewhere in western New York. Located along the Erie Canal, the Lyons pottery flourished under Harrington and subsequent ownership until it closed in 1902.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
cooler
date made
1852-1872
maker
Harrington, Thompson
Physical Description
ceramic, stoneware, coarse (overall material)
cork (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 48.9 cm x 28 cm; 19 1/4 in x 11 1/32 in
place made
United States: New York, Lyons
ID Number
1977.0803.81
accession number
1977.0803
catalog number
1977.0803.81
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Home and Community Life: Ceramics and Glass
Industry & Manufacturing
Domestic Furnishings
New York Stoneware
Food
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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