James Randall Marsh
(1896 - 1965)
James Randall Marsh was active/lived in New Jersey. James Marsh is known for arts and crafts designer, metal work.
Biography James Randall Marsh
James Randall Marsh (1896-1965)
James R. Marsh was the son of artists Alice Randall and Frederick Dana Marsh and the brother of artist Reginald Marsh. In 1925 he married Anne Steele, the daughter of the prominent illustrator Frederic Dorr Steele and his wife Mary Thyng. The couple lived in Essex Fells, NJ where he had a large forge and, working with architects, designed and fabricated lighting fixtures and railings for both commercial and residential use.
Just before World War II, he created the Pivette, a wall light that would swivel. When the war lessened the supply of metal, he worked with Curtis-Wright in Caldwell. In 1948, he moved his family to Pittstown on a farm he named Fiddlers Forge and again was an independe
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