Tile

Collection Type

  • Architecture

Date

ca. 1890

GUSN

GUSN-29245

Description

Square, decorative ceramic tile; cream-colored with brown transfer print of Old Meeting House, Hingham, Massachusetts

Details

Descriptive Terms

tile
earthenware
ceramic tile
earthenware
ceramic tile
glaze
Commemorative
Historic Building
Tile

Inscription

"The/ Old Meeting House - / Hingham/ Mass/ Erected/ MDCLXXXI" (front) (inscription around the inside edge of a circle with a globe inside, "MINTON" across globe)
"MINTONS/ CHINA WORKS/ STOKE ON TRENT" (back) (printed)
"COPYRIGHT/ 1887/ NORCROSS, MELLEN & CO" (BACK) (printed)
RoNo 86991 [pattern number] (back) (stamped)
"STOKE UPON TRENT/ WALBROOK LONDON/ MINTONS" (back) (stamped)

People and Organizations

Mintons
Norcross, Mellon & Co.

Maker

Mintons (Maker)

Location of Origin

England

Object Type

Building Component

Dimensions

6 x 6 x 1/4 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Estate of Mrs. Jane N. Grew

Accession Number

1920.761

Places

Hingham (Plymouth County, Massachusetts)
Massachusetts (United States)
London (Greater London, England, United Kingdom)