New Bedford Whaling Museum - Glass & Pottery Collection Photos

New Bedford was once a major glass manufacturing town with brands like Mt. Washington Glass, Pairpoint, & Pairpoint & Gundersen. The New Bedford Whaling Museum has a range of examples of this local glass. The Museum also has some ceramic pieces, mostly imported through via the international voyages of its trading and whaling ships. Of note are its commemorative pitchers.

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Ceramic pitcher by Buffalo Pottery showing capture of sperm whale at New Bedford Whaling Museum. New Bedford, MA.Collection of British creamware pottery decorated with ships & other themes at New Bedford Whaling Museum. New Bedford, MA.Creamware pottery jug with figure of hope leaning on anchor at New Bedford Whaling Museum. New Bedford, MA.Lusterware pottery jug with motto Success to Shipping Trade at New Bedford Whaling Museum. New Bedford, MA.
Ceramic pitcher (1907) by Buffalo Pottery showing capture of sperm whale at New Bedford Whaling Museum. New Bedford, MA.Collection of British creamware pottery (1750s-1840s) decorated with ships & other themes at New Bedford Whaling Museum. New Bedford, MA.Creamware pottery jug (c1810) with figure of hope leaning on anchor at New Bedford Whaling Museum. New Bedford, MA.Lusterware pottery jug (c1810) with motto Success to Shipping Trade at New Bedford Whaling Museum. New Bedford, MA.
Creamware pottery jug with American Eagle ringed by 15 State names at New Bedford Whaling Museum. New Bedford, MA.Creamware pottery jug with bust of George Washington ringed by 15 State names at New Bedford Whaling Museum. New Bedford, MA.Creamware pottery jug with United States map at New Bedford Whaling Museum. New Bedford, MA.Creamware pottery jug showing Arm. Nelson's Victory near mouth of the Nile at New Bedford Whaling Museum. New Bedford, MA.
Creamware pottery jug (c1794-6) with American Eagle ringed by 15 State names at New Bedford Whaling Museum. New Bedford, MA.Creamware pottery jug (c1794-6) with bust of George Washington ringed by 15 State names at New Bedford Whaling Museum. New Bedford, MA.Creamware pottery jug (early 19th C) with United States map at New Bedford Whaling Museum. New Bedford, MA.Creamware pottery jug showing Arm. Nelson's Victory near mouth of the Nile (1798) at New Bedford Whaling Museum. New Bedford, MA.
Creamware pottery jug with view of Iron Bridge at Sunderland, England at New Bedford Whaling Museum. New Bedford, MA.Lusterware pottery jug with view of Iron Bridge over River Weaphen in England at New Bedford Whaling Museum. New Bedford, MA.Lava glass vase by Mt. Washington Glass Co. of New Bedford at New Bedford Whaling Museum. New Bedford, MA.Rose amber or amberina glass vase by Mt. Washington Glass Co. of New Bedford at New Bedford Whaling Museum. New Bedford, MA.
Creamware pottery jug (c1796) with view of Iron Bridge at Sunderland, England at New Bedford Whaling Museum. New Bedford, MA.Lusterware pottery jug (c1796) with view of Iron Bridge over River Weaphen in England at New Bedford Whaling Museum. New Bedford, MA.Lava glass vase (c1878) by Mt. Washington Glass Co. of New Bedford at New Bedford Whaling Museum. New Bedford, MA.Rose amber or amberina glass vase (c1883-95) by Mt. Washington Glass Co. of New Bedford at New Bedford Whaling Museum. New Bedford, MA.
Peachblow & Burmese glass vases & pitchers by Mt. Washington Glass Co. of New Bedford at New Bedford Whaling Museum. New Bedford, MA.Crown Milano glass cream pitcher & sugar bowl by Mt. Washington Glass Co. of New Bedford at New Bedford Whaling Museum. New Bedford, MA.Crown Milano glass vase by Mt. Washington Glass Co. of New Bedford at New Bedford Whaling Museum. New Bedford, MA.Crown Milano glass pitcher by Mt. Washington Glass Co. of New Bedford at New Bedford Whaling Museum. New Bedford, MA.
Peachblow & Burmese glass vases & pitchers (c1885-94) by Mt. Washington Glass Co. of New Bedford at New Bedford Whaling Museum. New Bedford, MA.Crown Milano glass cream pitcher & sugar bowl (c1888-95) by Mt. Washington Glass Co. of New Bedford at New Bedford Whaling Museum. New Bedford, MA.Crown Milano glass vase (c1888-95) by Mt. Washington Glass Co. of New Bedford at New Bedford Whaling Museum. New Bedford, MA.Crown Milano glass pitcher (c1888-95) by Mt. Washington Glass Co. of New Bedford at New Bedford Whaling Museum. New Bedford, MA.
Glassware by Mt. Washington Glass Co. of New Bedford at New Bedford Whaling Museum. New Bedford, MA.Mt. Washington Glass Co. pitchers at New Bedford Whaling Museum. New Bedford, MA.Glass vase with carp at New Bedford Whaling Museum. New Bedford, MA.Glass bowl painted with leprechauns at New Bedford Whaling Museum. New Bedford, MA.
Glassware (c1888-95) by Mt. Washington Glass Co. of New Bedford at New Bedford Whaling Museum. New Bedford, MA.Mt. Washington Glass Co. pitchers at New Bedford Whaling Museum. New Bedford, MA.Glass vase with carp at New Bedford Whaling Museum. New Bedford, MA.Glass bowl painted with leprechauns at New Bedford Whaling Museum. New Bedford, MA.
Glass pitcher with carp at New Bedford Whaling Museum. New Bedford, MA.Chicago World's Fair souvenirs with Miss Columbia by Smith Bros. at New Bedford Whaling Museum. New Bedford, MA.Cut glass candy dish at New Bedford Whaling Museum. New Bedford, MA.Cut glass sugar bowl with garland & butterfly by Pairpoint at New Bedford Whaling Museum. New Bedford, MA.
Glass pitcher with carp at New Bedford Whaling Museum. New Bedford, MA.Chicago World's Fair (1893) souvenirs with Miss Columbia by Smith Bros. at New Bedford Whaling Museum. New Bedford, MA.Cut glass candy dish (1870-1920) at New Bedford Whaling Museum. New Bedford, MA.Cut glass sugar bowl with garland & butterfly by Pairpoint (1870-1920) at New Bedford Whaling Museum. New Bedford, MA.
Cut glass vases with daisies & fan pattern by Pairpoint at New Bedford Whaling Museum. New Bedford, MA.Collection of colored glass made by Pairpoint & Gundersen Cos. in New Bedford at New Bedford Whaling Museum. New Bedford, MA.Cobalt blue blown glass perfume bottle by Gundersen Glass Works at New Bedford Whaling Museum. New Bedford, MA.Amethyst blown glass perfume bottle by Gundersen Glass Works at New Bedford Whaling Museum. New Bedford, MA.
Cut glass vases with daisies & fan pattern by Pairpoint (1870-1920) at New Bedford Whaling Museum. New Bedford, MA.Collection of colored glass made by Pairpoint & Gundersen Cos. in New Bedford (1900-1952) at New Bedford Whaling Museum. New Bedford, MA.Cobalt blue blown glass perfume bottle (1925-1950s) by Gundersen Glass Works at New Bedford Whaling Museum. New Bedford, MA.Amethyst blown glass perfume bottle (1915-1950s) by Gundersen Glass Works at New Bedford Whaling Museum. New Bedford, MA.
Collection of colored glass made by Pairpoint & Gundersen Cos. in New Bedford at New Bedford Whaling Museum. New Bedford, MA.Canaria glass condiment set by Pairpoint at New Bedford Whaling Museum. New Bedford, MA.Collection of ruby glass made by Pairpoint in New Bedford at New Bedford Whaling Museum. MA.Ruby glass swirl overlay by Pairpoint in New Bedford at New Bedford Whaling Museum. New Bedford, MA.
Collection of colored glass made by Pairpoint & Gundersen Cos. in New Bedford (1900-1952) at New Bedford Whaling Museum. New Bedford, MA.Canaria glass condiment set by Pairpoint (1915-25) at New Bedford Whaling Museum. New Bedford, MA.Collection of ruby glass made by Pairpoint in New Bedford (1900-1937) at New Bedford Whaling Museum. MA.Ruby glass swirl overlay by Pairpoint in New Bedford (1900-1937) at New Bedford Whaling Museum. New Bedford, MA.
Glass teapot at New Bedford Whaling Museum. New Bedford, MA.Souvenir plate of the Whaleman statue of New Bedford by Bela Pratt at New Bedford Whaling Museum. New Bedford, MA.Souvenir plate of New Bedford with Whaleman statue & public buildings at New Bedford Whaling Museum. New Bedford, MA.Chinese export porcelain bowls from Canton at New Bedford Whaling Museum. New Bedford, MA.
Glass teapot at New Bedford Whaling Museum. New Bedford, MA.Souvenir plate of the Whaleman statue of New Bedford by Bela Pratt at New Bedford Whaling Museum. New Bedford, MA.Souvenir plate of New Bedford with Whaleman statue & public buildings at New Bedford Whaling Museum. New Bedford, MA.Chinese export porcelain bowls from Canton (c1740) at New Bedford Whaling Museum. New Bedford, MA.

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