Calendar Tile

Collection Type

  • Ephemera

Date

1895

GUSN

GUSN-51429

Description

Small, bluish-gray transfer print on cream-colored ceramic decorative tile, depicting the State House in Boston on the front and a 1895 calendar on the back.

Details

Descriptive Terms

calendars
ceramic tile by technique
drillwork (sculpture technique)
paint (coating)
ceramic glaze
calendars
Tile
Boston State House
Commemorative
Historic Building
Tile

Inscription

1895 calendar; "Jones, McDuffee & Stratton/ Pottery Merchants, Boston, USA" (Notations upper right and upper left and below picture of State House on front)
"J McD&S/ Boston"; "WEDGEWOOD/ ETRURIA/ ENGLAND" (printed)
"Dedicated July 4, 1795" "THE STATE HOUSE BOSTON" "BULFINCH ARCH" (printed)

People and Organizations

Jones, McDuffee, & Stratton

Maker

Jones, McDuffee, & Stratton (Vendor)
Wedgwood (Maker)

Object Type

Building Components; Surface Elements

Dimensions

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

Credit Line

Gift of Edwin Buckingham Sears

Accession Number

1987.199

Places

Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)
England (United Kingdom) [country]
Massachusetts (United States)
Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)
England (United Kingdom) [country]