Globe Lamp and Pottery Works

  

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In operation

1888-1894

Wares

bisque and white granite ware (Abramson and Karschner 1978)

Notes

“Globe Lamp & Pottery Works forfeited its company charter in 1894” (Secretary of State 1914).

Organized in 1866 and by 1888 was operated by Clark Bros., but soon ceased to manufacture ware (Harney 1929).

In 1887 the company was succeeded by the Clark Brothers Pottery Company which later became the Clark Brothers Lamp Brass and Copper Company and in 1891 became the American Lamp and Brass Company (Abramson and Karschner 1978).

Selected References

Fitzgerald, Thomas F. 1888-1890. “Fitzgerald’s Trenton and Mercer County Directory, Together with a Directory of Bordentown, Burlington, Mount Holly and Lambertville, NJ and Morrisville, PA, Included a Fund of Information Concerning Public and Private Institutions, National, State, County, City and Borough Governments, Gathered from Reliable and Official Sources.” Thomas F. Fitzgerald, Trenton, New Jersey.

Clark Brothers’ Pottery. c.1890. “Clark Brothers’ Company, Trenton, N.J.: Manufacturers of Superior Ironstone China.” Trenton, New Jersey.

Hood, John. 1905. “Index of Colonial and State Laws of New Jersey Between the Years 1663 and 1903 Inclusive.” Sinnickson, Chew & Sons Co., Camden, New Jersey.

Newark Museum Association. 1914. “The Work of The Potteries of New Jersey: From 1685 to 1876 , Being Extracts from ‘The Pottery and Porcelain of the United States,’ by Edwin Atlee Barber and Marks of New Jersey Potteries, as Reproduced from ‘Pottery,’ Published by The Thomas Maddock’s Sons Company.” Newark Museum Association, Newark, New Jersey.

Secretary of State. 1914. “Corporations of New Jersey, List of Certificates to December 31, 1911.” MacCrellish & Quigley, Trenton, New Jersey.

Harney, W.J. 1929. “Trenton’s First Potteries.” Sunday Times Advertiser, July 7, 14, 21 and 28, 1929.

Thorn, C. Jordan. 1947. “Handbook of Old Pottery & Porcelain Marks.” Tudor Publishing Company, New York, New York.

Abramson, D.V. and T. Karschner. 1978. “An Inventory of Historic Engineering and Industrial Sites, Trenton, New Jersey. On file, New Jersey Historic Preservation Office (NJDEP), Trenton, New Jersey.

Lehner, Lois. 1988. “Lehner’s Encyclopedia of U.S. Marks on Pottery, Porcelain & Clay.” Collector Books, Paducah, Kentucky.

Goldberg, David J. 1998. “Preliminary Notes on the Pioneer Potters and Potteries of Trenton, N.J.: The First Thirty Years – 1852 – 1882 (And Beyond).” Privately published, Trenton, New Jersey.

Other Names

Clark Brothers Pottery Company; Clark Brothers Lamp and Brass Company; Globe Lamp and Pottery Works; American Lamp and Brass Co.

Block and Lot:
213A/2

Historic Street Address:
New York Avenue near Mulberry Street; Delaware and Raritan Canal above Rose Street

Municipality:
Millham