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 Jessie Fairfield Gordon

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Jessie Fairfield Gordon

Birth
Oswego, Oswego County, New York, USA
Death
11 Dec 1942 (aged 70)
Oswego, Oswego County, New York, USA
Burial
Oswego, Oswego County, New York, USA
Plot
Section T Lot 48
Memorial ID
150725937 View Source

She was a potter. She worked at Enfield Pottery & Tile Works on the tiles for the Bok Tower. She had her own studio as well. A tea set that she made for the Bok family is on display in the exhibit hall in the visitor center of Bok Tower Gardens. One of her vases is at the Philadelphia Museum of Art.
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Miss Jessie Gordon

Funeral services for Miss Jessie Fairfield Gordon, Philadelphia artist and pottery designer, who died Thursday in her native Oswego, N. Y., will be held this afternoon in New York City. Miss Gordon, whose work had been exhibited in museums and art galleries throughout the country operated a pottery on E. Mermaid Lane, Chestnut Hill, for 28 years prior to leaving for Oswego last May because of ill health. She had studied with Charles Grafly at the Drexel Institute, and with Augustine (sic) St. Gaudens in New York. Included in her work are the tiles in the pergola of the Pan-American Building in Washington and tiles in the Bok Singing Tower in Florida.

Obit from the Philadelphia Inquirer.

She was a potter. She worked at Enfield Pottery & Tile Works on the tiles for the Bok Tower. She had her own studio as well. A tea set that she made for the Bok family is on display in the exhibit hall in the visitor center of Bok Tower Gardens. One of her vases is at the Philadelphia Museum of Art.
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Miss Jessie Gordon

Funeral services for Miss Jessie Fairfield Gordon, Philadelphia artist and pottery designer, who died Thursday in her native Oswego, N. Y., will be held this afternoon in New York City. Miss Gordon, whose work had been exhibited in museums and art galleries throughout the country operated a pottery on E. Mermaid Lane, Chestnut Hill, for 28 years prior to leaving for Oswego last May because of ill health. She had studied with Charles Grafly at the Drexel Institute, and with Augustine (sic) St. Gaudens in New York. Included in her work are the tiles in the pergola of the Pan-American Building in Washington and tiles in the Bok Singing Tower in Florida.

Obit from the Philadelphia Inquirer.


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