PhotoIn 1981, University of South Carolina art professor Charles Mack traveled the South to document traditional pottery. A departure for Mack, whose research normally focused on Italian Renaissance...
Talking with the Turners
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Talking with the Turners Photo Gallery | Digital Traditions
What is Traditional Southern Pottery? | Digital Traditions
PhotoSince the first kilns were built by Spaniards on the South Carolina coast in the late 1500s, pottery has played an essential role in American life. People depended less on store-bought goods and the...
Dr. Charles Mack's Introduction | Digital Traditions
AudioDr. Charles Mack: It’s only in the South that the folk pottery heritage of this country has been able to maintain an uninterrupted presence. The potters, with whom I spoke, in the summer of 1981...
Edgefield Pottery | Digital Traditions
VideoCinda Baldwin gives an overview of Edgefield pottery.