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Footage of Marguerite Wildenhain at potter's wheel, circa 1945


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Title: Footage of Marguerite Wildenhain at potter's wheel

Date: circa 1945

Physical Details: 1 film reel : si., col. ; 16 mm. ; 11 min., 4 sec.

Description: Silent, color footage shows Wildenahin wedging clay, throwing forms on the potter's wheel, trimming greenware, and adding handles and spouts to thrown forms. Wildenhain also demonstrates glazing and several decoration techniques. Footage may have been projected during a lecture.

Description (handwritten) on film reel label: Lecture: Scripps College; Movie taken in +/- 1945 or so at Scripps College when I gave my first seminar. The S.C. Bulletin printed my 1st lecture there.

Creator: Unidentified

Forms part of: Marguerite Wildenhain papers, 1930-1982

Rights Statement: Current copyright status is undetermined

Citation Information: Footage of Marguerite Wildenhain at potter's wheel, circa 1945. Marguerite Wildenhain papers, 1930-1982. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.

Availability: This item has been digitally reformatted. It is available by requesting an appointment in the Archives of American Art's reading rooms, or in certain situations as a Reproduction Request.

Digital ID: 19903