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Calendar Tile

2013.49.1 (RS218869)

Description

Calendar tile depicting the John Hancock House on one side and a month by month calendar for the year 1900 on the other. Brown and white transfer print. Circular hole drilled into tile for hanging.

Details

Maker
Wedgwood (Manufacturer)
Jones, McDuffee, & Stratton (Retailer)
Date
1900
Inscriptions
"The John Hancock House, Boston / Built 1737. Demolished 1863" (printed)
"Jones, McDuffee & Stratton Co / Pottery Merchants, Boston, USA" with month by month calendar for the year 1900 (printed)
Location of origin
United Kingdom; Boston, Massachusetts
Material
earthenware
glazing (coating)
transfer printing
Object type
Building Components; Surface Elements
Places
United Kingdom
Descriptive terms
calendars
ceramic tile
earthenware
glazing (coating)
Tile
transfer printing
Dimensions
3 3/8 x 4 7/8 x 3/8 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
2013.49.1
Credit Line
Gift of Carl R. Nold
GUSN
284867

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