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1944.687 (RS30811)

Description

Square, decorative ceramic tile; cream colored background with brown-black transfer print of four views of the Holmes House in Cambridge.

Details

Maker
Mintons (Maker)
Date
1880-1910
Inscriptions
"Views/ of/ the/ Old/ Holmes House/ Birthplace of/ Oliver Wendell Holmes/ Cambridge -- Mass" (front, surrounding pictures) (printed)
"WT MINTONS/ CHINA WORKS/ STOKES ON TRENT" (printed)
"STOKE UPON TRENT WLABROOK LONDON/ MINTONS" (on back inside and around a circle with company nace across the middle) (Molded)
"X318/5-" (back) (printed)
Location of origin
England
Material
earthenware
Object type
Building Component
Places
Cambridge (Middlesex county, Massachusetts)
London (Greater London, England, United Kingdom)
Massachusetts (United States)
New Bedford (Bristol county, Massachusetts)
Descriptive terms
ceramic tile
Commemorative
earthenware
Historic House
Tile
tile
People and organizations
Mintons
Dimensions
6 x 6 x 1/4 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1944.687
Credit Line
Gift of William Sumner Appleton
GUSN
53853

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