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Wall Tile - Campbell Brick & Tile Co, Stoke-on-Trent, England, circa 1880 Object Reg. No: ST 017130

This glazed ornamental wall tile was made by the Campbell Brick & Tile Co. in Stoke-on-Trent, England. It is a 'inlaid' or 'encaustic' tile, meaning the design is inlaid into the body of the tile. It was exhibited at the 1880 Melbourne International Exhibition.
Inlaid or encaustic tile with conventional floral design. Features diamonds in red, brown and yellow, with a stylized floral pattern in green and blue in the centre of each diamond. The design is set on a white background of facing body china clay.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Campbell Brick & Tile Co, 1881
Discipline: Technology
Dimensions: 1.90 cm (Height), 15.50 cm (Width), 15.50 cm (Length)
Dimension Comment: Object measured for Australia Gallery Redevelopment.

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Tagged with: ceramic tiles, exhibitions melbourne international 1880-1881
Themes this item is part of: Mintons, Potters & Tile Manufactures, Stoke-upon-Trent, England, 1790s-1960s, Royal Exhibition Building Collection, Engineering Collection, Public Life & Institutions Collection, Working Life & Trades Collection
On Display at: Melbourne Museum
Primary Classification: PUBLIC EVENTS
Secondary Classification: Melbourne International Exhibition 1880
Tertiary Classification: exhibition heritage
Inscriptions: Moulded on underside: The Campbell Brick & Tile Co., Stoke-On-Trent; NO. 12745.
Manufacturer: Campbell Brick & Tile Co, Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire, England, Great Britain, circa 1880
Place & Date Exhibited: Royal Exhibition Building (REB), Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1880-1881

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