Laura Ann Fry
(1857 - 1943)
Laura Ann Fry was active/lived in Ohio, Indiana. Laura Fry is known for still life, woodcarver, pottery design.
Biography Laura Ann Fry
A designer of Rookwood Pottery*, Laura Fry invented a mouth a mouth-blown atomizer, which dispersed colored slip over the surface of pottery for Rookwood. There was litigation over the patent for it, so she took her invention to Lonhuda Pottery, a competitor.
She was an honorary member of Cincinnati Pottery Club and was also a woodcarver*. Her grandfather and father, Henry Lindley and William Henry Fry, were actually the woodcarvers for Rookwood Estate.
Fry was educated at McMicken School of Design*, the Art Academy of Cincinnati* and also in France and England.
Editor, Mint Museum of Art and Levine Gallery, Women in American Ceramics, 1875-1945, http://mintwiki.pbworks.com/w/page/21449302/Women%20in%20Amer
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