Calendar Tile

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1891

GUSN

GUSN-287633

Description

Calendar tile, with transfer-printed scene depicting adjacent lean-to-houses in Quincy, Massachusetts. 1891 monthly calendar printed on reverse. Circular hole drilled into center left side of recto side for hanging.

Details

Descriptive Terms

ceramic tile
calendars
earthenware
transfer printing
Tile
Tile

Inscription

"ADJACENT LEAN-TO HOUSES IN QUINCY, MASSts,/EACH OF WHICH WAS THE BIRTH-PLACE OF A PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATEs" (printed)
"Jones, McDuffee & Stratton,/ Pottery Merchants, Boston, USA" (Cursive on verso of tile)

Additional Identification Number

723.1
891

Maker

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

Location of Origin

Boston, MA, United States; England

Dimensions

4 7/8 x 1/4 (WxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Timothy C. Sullivan

Accession Number

2013.85.1