Deep sandwich tile, red earthenware between buff, inlaid with rust, brown, blue and white,and covered with a clear glaze. The design of a lozenge in a circle with stylised foliage.
- 1860-1870 (circa)
- Factory in: Hereford
- (Europe,United Kingdom,England,Herefordshire,Hereford)
- Length: 148 millimetres
- Width: 148 millimetres
Inscription Typemaker's mark
13 April 1994
Reason for treatment
Steam cleaned using distilled water; run off dirt and water absorbed into soft tissue paper. Crack consolidated with 10% Paraloid B72 (ethyl methacrylate copolymer) in acetone. Registration numbers transfered to sides of tiles. Back and sides of tiles sealed with 20% Paraloid B72 (ethyl methacrylate copolymer) in acetone applied with a paint brush. Tiles adhered to the roughened surface of an aluminium backing plate with Araldite 2005 (epoxy) mixed with Cab-o-sil (fumed silica). Any excess around the edge of the tiles wiped off with tissue and acetone.
Prehistory and Europe
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Object reference number: MCT13624
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