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Tile3401/27
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Square ceramic tile with scene painted on front. All sides are glazed. Background is black and all other design components are done in cream. Central design of three figures standing around a seated woman in an ornately decorated room. The woman, wearing a long short-sleeved gown, is at a writing desk, facing a man with a feathered hat and cape. In the background, to the left of the woman, are another man and woman. The standing woman is holding the second man back. In the top left corner, in a rectangle with a shield outline inside of it, are the words “Bride of Lammermoor.” In the bottom right corner, in a rectangle with a stylized oval inside of it, are the words “Ravenswood & Lucy.” The name of the tile designer is painted in the bottom left corner. Raised grid across back of tile. In centre of grid three diagonal ridges are stamped. Manufacturer’s mark, Mintons China Works, in between ridges.

Culture
English
Material
clay, paint and glaze
Made in
United Kingdom and Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire, England
Holding Institution
MOA: University of British Columbia
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Tile3401/11
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Square ceramic tile with floral motif painted on front. Surface is glazed. Background is off-white. Border along all edges with alternating triangles inside it, done in pale yellow and dark brown. Each triangle has a semi-circle at the bottom and lines stretching out from the semi-circle. In the four corners of the border are squares with stylized crosses. Tile has a central design of red-pink flowers with large dark yellow and blue-green leaves. Flowers and leaves are growing on dark brown stems, with smaller branches with black leaves. The large leaves overlap with the border in places. Small circle and large circular outline imprinted on back of tile. Inscription on back.

Culture
English
Material
clay, paint and glaze
Made in
United Kingdom and England
Holding Institution
MOA: University of British Columbia
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Tile3401/10
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Square ceramic tile with floral designs carved in relief across front. Surface is glazed. Circular flower designs overlapping one another, covering entire surface of tile. Flowers done in light green, olive green, pale yellow and yellow-brown. All flower centres are dark yellow. Seven horizontal ridges on back of tile. Manufacturer’s mark, Minton & Co., stamped between ridges.

Culture
English
Material
clay, paint and glaze
Made in
United Kingdom and Broseley, Shropshire, England
Holding Institution
MOA: University of British Columbia
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Tile3401/13
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Square ceramic tile painted cream with dark brown floral and geometric motifs overtop. Surface and sides are glazed, back partially glazed. Quarter circles in tile corners with geometric designs inside. Plain brown line border, next to wider band with white interlocking line inside it. Central design of a large flower with multiple offshoots. Overtop of flower is a cross, dividing tile into four sections. Cross arms made up of two lines- a plain one and one with slanted Greek key motif. Raised grid across entire back of tile. Inscriptions, handwritten and stamped, on back.

Culture
English
Material
clay, paint and glaze
Made in
United Kingdom and England
Holding Institution
MOA: University of British Columbia
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Tile3401/9
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Square ceramic tile with floral motif painted on front. Surface and sides are glazed. Background is mint green. Plain dark brown border around entire tile. Central design of white flowers and dark green leaves growing on dark brown branches. Centres of the white flowers are red-brown. Seven vertical ridges on back of tile. Manufacturer’s mark, Josiah Wedgwood & Sons, stamped in between ridges.

Culture
English
Material
clay, paint and glaze
Made in
United Kingdom and Staffordshire, England
Holding Institution
MOA: University of British Columbia
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Tile3401/4
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Square ceramic tile with curvilinear and floral motifs painted on front. Surface is glazed. Background is dark red-brown. Motifs done in black with diamonds, dots, and flared and rounded lines throughout in dark yellow. Sides of tile undecorated. Six horizontal ridges on back of tile. Manufacturer’s mark, Minton' Hollins & Co., stamped between ridges. White sticker in the bottom left corner, on the back, with handwritten notes.

Culture
English
Material
clay, paint and glaze
Made in
United Kingdom and Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire, England
Holding Institution
MOA: University of British Columbia
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Tile3401/1
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Square ceramic tile with curvilinear and floral motifs painted on front. Background is mostly red-brown. Red-brown tapers inwards towards the top, with the top corners of the tile painted beige. Bottom third of tile painted dark brown. Overtop brown and red, in beige, are the curvilinear and floral motifs. Sides of tile undecorated. Twenty five holes, in rows of five by five, indented on back of tile. Manufacturer’s mark, Minton & Co., stamped on back.

Culture
English
Material
clay
Made in
United Kingdom and Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire, England
Holding Institution
MOA: University of British Columbia
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Tile3401/31
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Square ceramic tile with floral motifs painted on front. Surface is glazed. Background is cream. Red-brown flowers, with layered petals, in the four corners. Different types of flowers painted in dark yellows and red-browns across entire tile. All flowers have light green stems and leaves. Raised grid across back of tile. In centre of grid three diagonal ridges are stamped. Manufacturer’s mark, Mintons China Works, stamped in between the ridges. Inscription on back.

Culture
English
Material
clay, paint and glaze
Made in
United Kingdom and Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire, England
Holding Institution
MOA: University of British Columbia
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Tile3401/21
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Square ceramic tile painted white with dark green designs overtop. Surface and sides are glazed. Dark green border on all sides with white interlocking lines inside. Central design of a white 16-petal chrysathemum flower in a dark green circle, surrounded by two dark green circles. The dark green circle closer to the top edge has cherry blossom motifs, the circle closer to the bottom depicts the three-taloned lung dragon. Surrounding the circles are designs of leaves, vines and branches. Those designs are done with stippling. Five horizontal ridges on back of tile. Manufacturer’s mark, Mintons China Works, stamped in between ridges.

Culture
English
Material
clay, paint and glaze
Made in
United Kingdom and Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire, England
Holding Institution
MOA: University of British Columbia
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Tile3401/2
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Square ceramic tile with geometric and floral motifs painted on front. Surface is glazed, sides are partially glazed. Background of tile painted black. Across front are three rows of dark brown circles, outlined in dark yellow. Inside of circles are stylized diamonds with flowers, done in dark yellow. Between the lines of circles are rows of the same stylized diamonds with flowers, but with fewer petals than the ones inside of the circles, done in dark yellow. Between each diamond is a dark yellow dot. Sides of tile undecorated. Five horizontal ridges on back of tile. Manufacturer’s mark, Maw & Co., stamped along ridges.

Culture
English
Material
clay and glaze
Made in
United Kingdom and Broseley, Shropshire, England
Holding Institution
MOA: University of British Columbia
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