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© Wilberforce House Museum: Hull Museums. Inv. KINCM:1979.57.1

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Comparable printed and painted tile, decorated with W.S. Coleman's 'Naturalistic' motifs, Minton & Co., c.1870. © Victoria and Albert Museum, London. Inv. C.245-1976.


Shape Type: Miscellaneous

Pattern Type: Animals

Date: c. 1870-1880


  • Length: 6.02 in (15.30 cm)
  • Width: 6.02 in (15.30 cm)

Maker: Minton Hollins & Co.


Earthenware tile with printed and painted 'pond life' design consisting of fish with beetles, a butterfly and snail within a hatched border. The colours are yellow, pale green and pale purple, with the printed image in dark brown. The tile has a raised grid surface and the maker's company name on the reverse.

The design is similar in style to those by the artist William Stephen Coleman...