0 Likes

Moravian Pottery and Tile Works, Doylestown, Pennsylvania USA
Philadelphia
The Moravian Pottery and Tile Works is a historic property operated by the Bucks County, Pennsylvania Department of Parks and Recreation. It is located in Doylestown, Pennsylvania at 130 East Swamp Road. It is a living history museum operated as a functional pottery factory in a manner similar to the original factory. The original factory was founded and built by Henry Chapman Mercer (1856-1930) between 1898 and 1930. Mercer was a major proponent of the Arts and Crafts Movement in America that was led by the American artist and writer William Morris (1834-1896). Mercer is well known for his research and books about ancient tool making. His ceramic tile business was highly successful and his tiles were used in the floor of the Pennsylvania State Capital Building in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. Mercer was one of the founders of the Bucks County Historical Society. The building is construction entirely from reinforced concrete.
Copyright: James l. tanner
Type: Spherical
Resolution: 9000x4500
Uploaded: 05/03/2012
Updated: 03/09/2014
Zobrazení:

...


Tags: moravian; pottery; tile; works; marcer; henry; chapman; arts; crafts; movement; bucks; county; doylestown; pennsylvania
comments powered by Disqus

Marc Dubus
Doylestown PA -
Marc Dubus
Doylestown District Center Library
Marc Dubus
Peace Valley Park
Marc Dubus
Architectural Antiques Garden in Furlong PA
Thomas K Sharpless
January Sunset
Marc Dubus
Pine Valley Covered Bridge - New Britain Pennsylvania
Marc Dubus
Empty Field in the Bucks County country side
Marc Dubus
Fields across from Edge Hill Drive in Jamison PA
Marc Dubus
Bucolic and Peaceful Stream on Quarry Road in Doylestown, PA
Marc Dubus
Dark Hollow Park Near the Mill Road Bridge in Jamison, PA
Marc Dubus
Mill Road Bridge, Dark Hollow Park - Bucks County in Jamison, PA
Marc Dubus
Historic Bucks County - Peddler's Village
Unkle Kennykoala
Canberra - Canberra Centre Skate Park
John Roberts
Bells Canyon, Sandy, Utah, USA
yunzen liu
Shaanxi Xi'an Qianling Mausoleum 3——the 61 headless stone figures
Marvin del Cid
Semuc Champey
Marcio Cabral
Blue Spring of Bonito River
Ivan Schuler Pascasio
Desert Ica Huacachina Peru
Unkle Kennykoala
Tidbinbilla NR - Cascades Trail
Andrea Biffi
Venezia, San Giorgio dei Greci
Marcio Cabral
Fitz Roy Valley at sunrise
Uwe Buecher
Blick vom Aschaffenburger Schloss über den Main
Aurelio Ferrari
Church of S. John the Baptist - Mogno
Pascal Moulin
Nef de l'église Saint-Nicolas de Barfleur - France
James L. Tanner
Above Capitol Hill, Salt Lake City, Utah USA
James L. Tanner
Bridal Veil Falls, Provo Canyon, Utah U
James L. Tanner
Mesa Arizona Temple Christmas Lights Display North side
James L. Tanner
The Murdock Site, Mormon Trail, South of Alda, Nebraska
James L. Tanner
Main Street and Marshall Way, Scottsdale, Arizona USA
James L. Tanner
View of Sanpete Valley near Ephraim, Utah USA
James L. Tanner
Snowstorm at the Grand Canyon, South Rim, Arizona USA
James L. Tanner
Old Town Scottsdale, Arizona USA
James L. Tanner
Jacob Reiff Homestead, Lower Salford Township, Pennsylvania
James L. Tanner
St. George Temple Perspective, St. George, Utah USA
James L. Tanner
San Felipe de Neri, Old Town Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA
James L. Tanner
Sonoran Desert Trail, Desert Botanical Garden, Phoenix, Arizona USA
More About USA

The United States is one of the most diverse countries on earth, jam packed full of amazing sights from St. Patrick's cathedral in New York to Mount Hollywood California.The Northeast region is where it all started. Thirteen British colonies fought the American Revolution from here and won their independence in the first successful colonial rebellion in history. Take a look at these rolling hills carpeted with foliage along the Hudson river here, north of New York City.The American south is known for its polite people and slow pace of life. Probably they move slowly because it's so hot. Southerners tend not to trust people from "up north" because they talk too fast. Here's a cemetery in Georgia where you can find graves of soldiers from the Civil War.The West Coast is sort of like another country that exists to make the east coast jealous. California is full of nothing but grizzly old miners digging for gold, a few gangster rappers, and then actors. That is to say, the West Coast functions as the imagination of the US, like a weird little brother who teases everybody then gets famous for making freaky art.The central part of the country is flat farmland all the way over to the Rocky Mountains. Up in the northwest corner you can find creative people in places like Portland and Seattle, along with awesome snowboarding and good beer. Text by Steve Smith.