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Calendar Tile

1927.2133 (RS30715)

Description

Decorative ceramic tile; brown transfer print of the Cunard Line dock in Boston, with ships and caption (front); 1912 Calendar (back); hole drilled in the left side.

Details

Maker
Jones, McDuffee, & Stratton (Retailer)
Date
1912
Inscriptions
"CUNARD LINE DOCK (NEW) BOSTON./ 800 feet long, 35 feet depth at mean low tide,/ and same depth of water to the ocean at full tide./ Steamship Franconia entering dock,/ B. & A.R.R. million bushel elevator/ in background." (front) (printed)
"Calendar/ 1912/ Jones McDuffee & Stratton Co/ Crockery, China & Glass Merchants,/ 33 Franklin St. Boston, U.S.A." (back) (printed)
Material
earthenware
transfer printing
Object type
Other T&E for Communication
Places
Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
calendars
ceramic tile by technique
earthenware
Maritime
Tile
transfer printing
People and organizations
Jones, McDuffee, & Stratton
Dimensions
3 1/4 x 4 3/4 x 1/4 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1927.2133
Credit Line
Gift of Miss E. L. Coleman
GUSN
31724
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