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1986

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Tile (USA), 1877–85

This is a Tile. It was designed by Ruth M. Winterbotham and manufactured by United States Encaustic Tile Company and sitter: Walt Whitman. It is dated 1877–85 and we acquired it in 1986. Its medium is glazed stoneware. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was donated by Mrs. Florence Barnes. It is credited Gift of Florence I. Balasny-Barnes.

Its dimensions are

15.4 x 15.4 x 1.3 cm (6 1/16 x 6 1/16 x 1/2 in.)

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Tile (USA), 1877–85; Designed by Ruth M. Winterbotham ; glazed stoneware; 15.4 x 15.4 x 1.3 cm (6 1/16 x 6 1/16 x 1/2 in.); Gift of Florence I. Balasny-Barnes; 1986-107-4

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