Tile

Collection Type

  • Architecture

Date

ca. 1900

GUSN

GUSN-30497

Description

Square, ceramic tile, white background with blue transfer print of the John Hancock House

Details

Descriptive Terms

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

Inscription

""Old Hancock House"/ Beacon Street/ Boston/ Erected 1737 Demolished 1863" (front) (printed)
"MINTONS/ CHINA WORKS/ STOKE ON TRENT/ MADE IN ENGLAND" (back) (impressed)
"PUBNLISHED BY/ MACULLAR PARKER & COMPANY." (impressed)

Associated Building

Subject John Hancock House (Boston, Mass.),

People and Organizations

Mintons

Maker

Mintons (Maker)

Location of Origin

England

Dimensions

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

Credit Line

Gift from Mrs. Lawrence Park

Accession Number

1925.35

Places

Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)
Groton (Middlesex county, Massachusetts)
Massachusetts (United States)
London (Greater London, England, United Kingdom)

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