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Tile - Ceramic tile from Norwood (house)

From the Collection of Brighton Historical Society First Floor Brighton Arts and Cultural Centre (Old Brighton Town Hall) Corner Carpenter and Wilson Streets Brighton Victoria

Description
A square Wedgwood ceramic tile which is multi-coloured. The colours are brown, green, pink and orange. The tile is embossed with vines and flowers. The centre square features the head and shoulders image of a man. Norwood, the house where the tile was used was built around 1890.
Size
20.6cmx20.6cmx1.2
Object Registration
A0001
Historical information
The tile was from the Norwood, the house which stood at 100 The Esplanade,, Brighton. The house was built around 1890 and demolished in 1955. Before the house was demolished many of the items were sold by auction.
When Made
c.1890
Inscriptions & Markings
On back of tile
"n 118 / Josiah Wedgwood & Sons / Etruria / Patent / Impressed tile"
Last updated
21 Mar 2018 at 4:55PM