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Tile depicting Helena from Shakespeare's "A Midsummer Night's Dream" - 1878

Tile depicting Helena from Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night's Dream
    Tile depicting Helena from Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night's Dream

This sepia printed tile with a design by Helen J A Miles was one of a set depicting the majority of characters from A Midsummer Night's Dream.

This sepia printed tile with a design by Helen J A Miles was one of a set depicting the majority of characters from A Midsummer Night's Dream.

  • Type of object: Ornamental ware/tile
  • Mark: JOSIAH WEDGWOOD & SONS ETRURIA
    [Embossed]
  • Year produced: 1878
  • Body: Queen's ware, cream-coloured earthenware
  • Glaze: clear glaze
  • Material: ceramic
  • Decoration: transfer-printed
  • Accession number: 11205f
  • Dimensions: 151 mm (height), 151 mm (width), 9 mm (depth)

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  • Helen J A Miles Designer

    Helen J A Miles - Designer

    Helen Jane Arundel Miles was a watercolourist and book illustrator who exhibited regularly between 1860 and 1883. She provided many designs for tiles for Wedgwood from the 1870s onwards.

  • William Shakespeare Associated

    William Shakespeare - Associated (1564 - 1616)

    William Shakespeare was an English poet and playwright, widely regarded as the greatest writer in the English language and the world's pre-eminent dramatist.