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Tile

Object Number: 
N-390.1
Date: 
1850-1866
Medium: 
Earthenware
Dimensions: 
Overall: 8 1/2 x 8 1/2 x 1/4 in. ( 21.6 x 21.6 x 0.6 cm )
Marks: 
in pencil: on reverse of frame; "June 7, 1922/ From Park/ Club House/ built 1866/ American Jockey/ Club/ Knightsbridge- NY
Description: 
Tin-glazed earthenware tile with blue-and-white transfer-printed decoration; scene of cow and calf in barn door; lower right corner cut off; framed in black wood frame.
Gallery Label: 
This tile was orignially installed in the club house of the American Jockey Club located in Jerome Park, Kingsbridge in the north-western Bronx. The club house was built in 1866 and demolished in 1898.
Credit Line: 
Gift of George W. Nash
Provenance: 
The George W. Nash Collection of Ulster County, New York Household Artifacts
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group