Tile with Portrait of Henry Ward Beecher
On View: Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
1/2 x 4 1/2 x 4 1/2 in. (1.3 x 11.4 x 11.4 cm) (show scale)
Molded on back: "I. T. Co. / B I W [in pretzel] / B. N. Y."
Brooklyn Museum Collection
Glazed earthenware square tile. Bust-length, three-quarter view portrait of middle-aged male in suit coat facing proper left, in a dark green/yellow glaze, representing Henry Ward Beecher.
CONDITION: Good. Scratches due to normal wear. Chip to top front.
International Tile Company. Tile with Portrait of Henry Ward Beecher, ca. 1885. Earthenware, 1/2 x 4 1/2 x 4 1/2 in. (1.3 x 11.4 x 11.4 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Brooklyn Museum Collection, X1043. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, x1043_bw.jpg)
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