Tile

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

After 1879

GUSN

GUSN-181304

Description

Square tile, white background with image in blue of the "Old Hancock House" on Beacon Street, Boston. The four side edges are also glazed in white.

Details

Descriptive Terms

ceramic tile
ceramic (material)
Tile

Inscription

" "Old / Hancock House" / Beacon Street / Boston. / Erected 1737 Demolished 1863." (Blue glaze on front of tile)
"PUBLISHED BY / MACULLAR PARKER & COMPANY." (Blue glaze on back)
"B / B" (In relief, from mold, on back of tile)

Associated Building

Original to Phillips House (Salem, Mass.),

Maker

Macalur Parker, Company (Publisher)

Dimensions

1/2 x 5 7/8 x 5 7/8 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of the Stephen Phillips Memorial Charitable Trust for Historic Preservation

Accession Number

2006.44.1523