Tile

Collection Type

  • Architecture

Date

1880-1910

GUSN

GUSN-53853

Description

Square, decorative ceramic tile; cream colored background with brown-black transfer print of four views of the Holmes House in Cambridge.

Details

Descriptive Terms

tile
earthenware
ceramic tile
earthenware
Commemorative
Historic House
Tile

Inscription

"Views/ of/ the/ Old/ Holmes House/ Birthplace of/ Oliver Wendell Holmes/ Cambridge -- Mass" (front, surrounding pictures) (printed)
"WT MINTONS/ CHINA WORKS/ STOKES ON TRENT" (printed)
"STOKE UPON TRENT WLABROOK LONDON/ MINTONS" (on back inside and around a circle with company nace across the middle) (Molded)
"X318/5-" (back) (printed)

People and Organizations

Mintons

Maker

Mintons (Maker)

Location of Origin

England

Dimensions

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

Credit Line

Gift of William Sumner Appleton

Accession Number

1944.687

Places

Cambridge (Middlesex county, Massachusetts)
New Bedford (Bristol county, Massachusetts)
Massachusetts (United States)
London (Greater London, England, United Kingdom)