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Bissett Pottery was here, circa 1878.


Bissett Pottery was here, circa 1878.

The Bissett Pottery was here, according to a map of Old Bridge, East Brunswick Township, NJ, 1878. The map appears with a great article, The Morgan/Van Wickle Pottery, A Case of Mistaken Identity, by Don Carpentier, in the Maine Antique Digest, November 2013, starting at p. 11-B.


Location: Former Site of Bissett Pottery , 36 River Road, Middlesex, New Jersey, 08816, United States
Listing Category: Crafts, Artisans, Factories, Mills, Folk Art, Outsider Art, Folklore, History, No Longer There
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Created Date: 06-24-2018

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Name : plaquemaster
Email : sjkc0072@aol.com
Comments : There is more on this topic in the Maine Antique Digest, Jan. 2014, at 34-A, in an article titled In Defense of Robert J. Sim, by Leslie and Peter Warwick. The article makes a lot of esoteric points and arguments, but if you are into this pottery, you will want to wade through it.
Date : 2014-01-04

Name : Frank Chmielewski
Email : sjkc0072@aol.com
Comments : Judge Van Wickle, who was involved with this pottery, was a slave trader. See http://www.roadsidehistoricalmarkers.com/location/item/11327-enslaved-people-were-sold-here-in-1818-by-judge-van-wickle/trendy_address=wickle?rid=113.
Date : 2020-02-18

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