Historical information

The Villa Alba Museum is cultural institution committed to the collection, study and display of 19th century interior decorative finishes, and the components of 19th and 20th century interior decoration. Most rooms in this historically and aesthetically significant house have stone (typically marble) fireplaces that are inset with plain and decorative tiles produced by the company of Mintons Ltd.

Physical description

Born digital photograph of the pattern of the rectangular surround tiles in the third bedroom of Villa Alba. The tiles, which are painted in underglaze red and green have a central scrolling pattern of large six- and small four-petalled flowers in green. The border use Late Victorian neo-classical fretwork. All of the tiles were produced by Mintons Ltd.