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

Summary:
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.
Description:
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: BUILDING & CONSTRUCTION
Secondary Classification: Flooring
Tertiary Classification: tiling
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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