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The Paul Revere Pottery was established in Boston's North End in 1908 under the direction of Edith Guerrier and her artistic partner, Edith Brown. Guerrier ran the neighborhood's branch of the Boston Public Library and had developed educational clubs for local immigrant girls, primarily of...

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Inscription

"THE RACE IS NOT ALWAYS TO THE SWIFT"

Marks

(painted on base): "35 12 08 / S.E.G." [surrounded by a polygon] (in pencil on base): "S.G."- very faint

Provenance

Early history unknown; some time between 1987 and 2005, acquired by Dr. David L. Bloom, Morristown, NJ, then Boston, MA; given by Dr. David L. Bloom to the MFA (Accession date: XXXX)

Credit Line

Gift of Dr. David L. Bloom and family in honor of his mother, Sara Galner Bloom

Copyright

Reproduced with permission.

December 1908

Object Place

Boston, Massachusetts

Dimensions

Overall: 3.8 x 15.6 cm (1 1/2 x 6 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

2007.367

Medium or Technique

Earthenware with glaze

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Ceramics, Pottery, Earthenware