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Reminiscences of Byron Temple [electronic resource] : oral history, 1987

Creator: Temple, Byron, 1933-
Project: American craftspeople project.
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Phys. Desc. :sound file : digital preservation master, WAV files (96 kHz, 24 bit)
Location: Columbia Center for Oral History
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Biographical Note

Pottery artist.

Scope and Contents

Family background; education at Ball State Teachers College, Brooklyn Museum School, Haystack School; early interest in pottery; time spent in Army; work as apprentice of Bernard Leach and discussion of value of that experience; comments on other early work experince; experience teaching at Pratt Institute and as a visiting artist at other institutions; comments on selling handmade pottery and the value of handmade pottery; views on the crafts world and on succeeding as a crafsman outside of the academic world; comments on the growth of his work.


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Copyright by The Trustees of Columbia University in the City of New York, 1988.

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