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

Related Items

Title Tile Accession Number 1925.35
Title Tile Accession Number 1941.1641

Maker

Mintons (Maker)

Location of Origin

England

Object Type

Building Component

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)