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Calendar Tile

1927.280 (RS30710)

Description

Small, vertically rectangular, decorative ceramic tile; brown print depicting the John Harvard Statue, with border (front); 1921 Calendar (back); hole drilled at the top

Details

Maker
Jones, McDuffee, & Stratton (Vendor)
Wedgwood (Maker)
Date
1921
Inscriptions
"JOHN HARVARD/ FOUNDER/ HARVARD COLLEGE" (front) (printed)
"Calendare/ 192/ Jones McDuffee & Stratton Corp'n/ Crockery, China & Glass Merchants,/ 33 Frnaklin Street. Boston, U.S.A." (printed)
"WEDGWOOD ETRURIA ENGLAND" (back) (printed)
Material
ceramic tile by technique
earthenware
glaze
Object type
Building Components; Surface Elements
Places
Bethesda (Montgomery county, Maryland)
Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)
Cambridge (Middlesex county, Massachusetts)
England (United Kingdom) [country]
Maryland (United States)
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
calendars
ceramic tile by technique
Commemorative
earthenware
glaze
Tile
People and organizations
Jones, McDuffee, & Stratton
Dimensions
4 3/4 x 3 1/4 x 1/4 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1927.280
Credit Line
Gift from Mrs. Olaf Giel Ljangstiat
GUSN
31308
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