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The Muskingum County Courthouse Floors: A Case Study of England's Role in the Genesis of America's Tile Industry by Michael Sims

Title

The Muskingum County Courthouse Floors: A Case Study of England's Role in the Genesis of America's Tile Industry by Michael Sims

Description

An analysis of English workers' roles in the establishment of a successful U.S. tile company--especially the role of Gilbert Elliott of the American Encaustic Tiling Company in its first years when AET Co. was contracted to manufacture and install the encaustic floor tiles for the Muskingum County Courthouse in Zanesville, Ohio.

Creator

Michael Sims

Source

Journal of the Tiles and Architectural Ceramics Society (of Great Britain), Volume 9, 2003

Publisher

The Tiles and Architectural Ceramics Society

Date

2003

Rights

Copyright 2003 by the Tiles and Architectural Ceramics Society (of Great Britain). All rights reserved. No commercial use of this article is authorized.

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Citation

Michael Sims, “The Muskingum County Courthouse Floors: A Case Study of England's Role in the Genesis of America's Tile Industry by Michael Sims,” Tile Research Articles, accessed October 25, 2014, http://tileresearcharticles.omeka.net/items/show/22.