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1941.1641 (RS30808)

Description

Square, decorative ceramic tile; white with blue transfer print of the Hancock House.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1888
Inscriptions
" "Old/ Hancock House"/ Beacon Street/ Boston./ Erected 1737 Demolished 1863." (front) (printed)
"B/ PUBLISHED BY/ MACULLAR PARKER COMPANY/ B" (printed)
Associated Building
Subject John Hancock House (Boston, Mass.).
Material
ceramic tile
earthenware
glaze
Object type
Building Component
Places
Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)
Massachusetts (United States)
Newport (Rhode Island island, Newport county, Rhode Island)
Rhode Island (United States)
Descriptive terms
ceramic tile
Commemorative
earthenware
glaze
Tile
tile
Dimensions
6 x 6 x 1/2 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1941.1641
Credit Line
Gift from Miss Mandayman Stevens
GUSN
52823
Related Items
Title Tile Accession number 1920.760 Relationship Same depiction of Hancock House in brown.
Title Tile Accession number 1922.704 Relationship depicts John Hancock House

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