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Calendar Tile

Description

Calendar tile, with transfer-printed scene depicting adjacent lean-to-houses in Quincy, Massachusetts. 1891 monthly calendar printed on reverse. Circular hole drilled into center left side of recto side for hanging.

Details

Maker
Jones, McDuffee, & Stratton (Retailer)
Wedgwood (Manufacturer)
Date
1891
Inscriptions
"ADJACENT LEAN-TO HOUSES IN QUINCY, MASSts,/EACH OF WHICH WAS THE BIRTH-PLACE OF A PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATEs" (printed)
"Jones, McDuffee & Stratton,/ Pottery Merchants, Boston, USA" (Cursive on verso of tile)
Location of origin
Boston, MA, United States; England
Material
earthenware
transfer printing
Object type
Building Components; Surface Elements
Descriptive terms
calendars
ceramic tile
earthenware
Tile
transfer printing
Dimensions
4 7/8 x 1/4 (WxD) (inches)
Accession Number
2013.85.1
Credit Line
Gift of Timothy C. Sullivan
GUSN
287633

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