Calendar Tile

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1912

GUSN

GUSN-31724

Description

Decorative ceramic tile; brown transfer print of the Cunard Line dock in Boston, with ships and caption (front); 1912 Calendar (back); hole drilled in the left side.

Details

Descriptive Terms

calendars
ceramic tile by technique
earthenware
transfer printing
Maritime
Tile

Inscription

"CUNARD LINE DOCK (NEW) BOSTON./ 800 feet long, 35 feet depth at mean low tide,/ and same depth of water to the ocean at full tide./ Steamship Franconia entering dock,/ B. & A.R.R. million bushel elevator/ in background." (front) (printed)
"Calendar/ 1912/ Jones McDuffee & Stratton Co/ Crockery, China & Glass Merchants,/ 33 Franklin St. Boston, U.S.A." (back) (printed)

People and Organizations

Jones, McDuffee, & Stratton

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Maker

Jones, McDuffee, & Stratton (Retailer)

Object Type

Other T&E for Communication

Dimensions

3 1/4 x 4 3/4 x 1/4 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Miss E. L. Coleman

Accession Number

1927.2133

Places

Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)
Massachusetts (United States)
Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)