Jim Murphy

Nathaniel Clark, Parkersburg, Wset Virginia, stoneware [salt-glazed pottery] crock, dated 1852 in the mark

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David Albright, Trumbull County, Ohio, stoneware [salt-glazed pottery] jug

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Diminutive incised Ohio stoneware [salt-glazed pottery] jar

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OHIO STONEWARE CROCK, "William Rowley, Middlebury, O." with cobalt floral decoration

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James Murphy

James L. [Jim] Murphy (1941 to 2012) of Grove City, Ohio passed away on Oct. 8, 2012. Murphy published widely in the field of archeology and in 2008 was awarded a Lifetime Achievement Award from the Archeological Society of Ohio. He was known to Ohio collectors as one of the state’s foremost experts on the topic of Ohio pottery. He was also an avid collector who was always willing to share his extensive knowledge of the subject. He was employed for over 20 years at the Ohio State University library.

Biographical note courtesy of Professor Robert Treichler.


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