Earthenwares From the AURORA

The Squan Beach Life-Saving Station Preservation Committee in conjunction with NJHDA presents:

Earthenwares From the Ship Wreck AURORA With an Overview on Their Manufacture

by Frank Davenport

Thursday, September 20, 2018
7:30 to 9:00 PM
at the Squan Beach Life-Saving Station
124 Ocean Avenue, Manasquan, New Jersey
Admission is $10 per person.
Reservations required – seating is limited.
Light refreshments available.
Guest Speaker: Frank Davenport

Earthenware and porcelain tablewares recovered from the wreck site of the sailing packet AURORA will be discussed together with the potters who made them and typical manufacturing techniques of the early 1800’s. Frank Davenport will offer this presentation on Thursday, September 20th, at 7:30PM.Attendees are welcome to arrive at 7:00 to enjoy our museum exhibit. Admission is $10.

Frank has been a student of English ceramics for many years and is a retired Patent Agent and Chartered Engineer.

The Squan Beach Lifesaving Station Preservation Committee is sponsoring the program, and NJHDA is associated with this group and displays some of its artifacts in the station. Proceeds benefit the Squan Beach Lifesaving Station.

For information or reservations, call 732-223-2231 or email:

Alteration or substitution to the schedule may occur without notice.
NJHDA, Inc. is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit charitable historical research organization.
All donations are tax deductible.

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