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This 1899 Rookwood mug is decorated with a portrait of an African American boy. The artist, Edith Regina Felton, was born January 25, 1876 in Covington, KY. Edith attended the Cincinnati Art Academy before joining the decorating staff at Rookwood in 1903. She worked at Rookwood until her marriage to Thomas Andrews Holian on November 27, 1908. Edith produced no more art after her marriage, but the couple's home in Covington did have a Rookwood mantle that was said to have been decorated by Edith herself.

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  DSCN3913_edited.JPG - This 1899 Rookwood mug is decorated with a portrait of an African American boy.  The artist, Edith Regina Felton, was born January 25, 1876 in Covington, KY.  Edith attended the Cincinnati Art Academy before joining the decorating staff at Rookwood in 1903.  She worked at Rookwood until her marriage to Thomas Andrews Holian on November 27, 1908.  Edith produced no more art after her marriage, but the couple's home in Covington did have a Rookwood mantle that was said to have been decorated by Edith herself.  
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