Tile

Collection Type

  • Architecture

Date

1864-1920

GUSN

GUSN-29591

Description

Square, decorative tile, cream-colored background with brown transfer print of the Hancock House and inscription, inside a cream-colored cardboard box with inscription.

Details

Descriptive Terms

tile
earthenware
ceramic tile
earthenware
ceramic tile
glaze
cardboard
Commemorative
Historic House
Tile

Inscription

""Old/ Hancock House"/ Beacon Street/ Boston./ Erected 1737 Demolished 1863" (front) (around a circle with a globe in the center, "MINTON" across the globe)
"MINTONS/ CHINA WORKS/ STONE ON TRENT/ MADE IN ENGLAND" (back) (printed)
"pUBLISHED BY/ MACULLAR PARKER & COMPANY." (back) (impressed)
"STOKE UPON TRENT/ WAL ? LONDON/ MINTON" (impressed)
""MACULLAR PARKER COMPANY"/ BOSTON" (top of cardboard bos holding tile)

People and Organizations

Mintons

Maker

Mintons (Maker)

Location of Origin

England

Dimensions

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

Credit Line

Estate of Miss Frances Greely Stevenson

Accession Number

1922.704

Places

Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)
Brookline (Norfolk county, Massachusetts)
England (United Kingdom) [country]
Massachusetts (United States)
London (Greater London, England, United Kingdom)

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