Francis H Harlow (1928-present) is a world class physicist, an expert on Pueblo Indian pottery and Southwest sea fossils, an accomplished painter and cellist. In this memoir, the retired Los Alamos scientist and scholar looks back on his life and career, including his fifty years as a theoretical physicist at one of the U.S.'s top research facilities. He considers his study of Pueblo pottery a hobby , though it draws on archaeology, history and ethgraphy, as well as interactions and interviews with living and deceased potters (including Maria Martinez). This book highlights the Museum of Indian Art (Santa Fe) Harlow Pottery Collection.
Francis H Harlow is a leading authority on Pueblo ceramics. A physicist at Los Alamos National Laboratories, he is the author of eight books. Dwight P Lanmon, research associate at the Museum of Indian Arts and Culture and the School of American Research, is former CEO and director of the Henry Francis du Pont Winterthur Museum.