Calendar Tile

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1900

GUSN

GUSN-284867

Description

Calendar tile depicting the John Hancock House on one side and a month by month calendar for the year 1900 on the other. Brown and white transfer print. Circular hole drilled into tile for hanging.

Details

Descriptive Terms

ceramic tile
calendars
earthenware
glazing (coating)
transfer printing
Tile
Tile

Inscription

"The John Hancock House, Boston / Built 1737. Demolished 1863" (printed)
"Jones, McDuffee & Stratton Co / Pottery Merchants, Boston, USA" with month by month calendar for the year 1900 (printed)

Additional Identification Number

770.1
893

Maker

Wedgwood (Manufacturer)
Jones, McDuffee, & Stratton (Retailer)

Location of Origin

United Kingdom; Boston, Massachusetts

Dimensions

3 3/8 x 4 7/8 x 3/8 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Carl R. Nold

Accession Number

2013.49.1

Places

United Kingdom