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Caricature tiles: C.5-1949

Object information

Current Location: In storage


Caricature tiles


Decorator: Barnard, Frederick




Set of seven white earthenware tiles, painted overglaze with brown enamel. Each tile is a caricature of a contemporary artist. The backs of all except F have an impressed diamond pattern. F has impressed squares.

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Place(s) associated

  • London ⪼ England

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1949-12) by Barnard, Dorothy


19th Century
Production date: circa AD 1880

School or Style

Arts and Crafts (movement)

Components of the work


Materials used in production

White earthenware

Techniques used in production

Industrial forming : Industrially produced, dust-pressed, white earthenware tiles, painted overglaze with brown enamel
Dust pressing

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.5-1949
Primary reference Number: 15276
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 18 December 2023 Last processed: Monday 18 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Applied Arts

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