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Thu, May 27


BCHS Zoom Lecture

Zoom Lecture with archeologist Dr Meta Janowitz

Dr. Janowitz will offer insights into the locally made redware pottery and the Dutch and English delftware in the BCHS collections.

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Zoom Lecture with archeologist Dr Meta Janowitz
Zoom Lecture with archeologist Dr Meta Janowitz

Time & Location

May 27, 2021, 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM

BCHS Zoom Lecture


About the Event

BCHS large redware collections were made in River Edge, NJ by two potters, Henry Van Saun and George Wolfkiel. The Hackensack Valley provided the clay in the vicinity of what's now the River Edge Swim Club. 

Dr. Meta Janowitz is an archaeologist and ceramic historian, specializing in the study of pottery made in the metropolitan area during the 18th and 19th centuries. Semi-retired from the Cultural Resource Management crew at AECOM, a large engineering firm, she teaches at the School of Visual Arts in New York City.


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