ST. NICHOLAS CATHOLIC CHURCH, COLUMBUS FRIEZE--ZANESVILLE, OH


Title of Installation:

St. Nicholas Roman Catholic Church, Christopher Columbus frieze
Materials Used:
Ceramic tiles

General Description:

This is an exterior frieze of two angels on a red tile background, a rectangular tiled date marker, and a lunette scene of Christopher Columbus. The interior entrance floor is also tiled with similar tiles.

Technical Information (Size,mfg., etc.):

These tiles were made by the Mosaic Tile Company of Zanesville, OH. They were manufactured by a process that created pseudo-mosaic-encaustic designs,* patented by Herman C. Mueller in 1895 (Patent No. 537703).

Year Created:

1898

Year Installed, if different:

Does Installation Still Exist?

Yes

If Not, What Happened?

State:

Ohio

City:

Zanesville

Location of Installation:

925 E Main St. (U.S. Route 40), Zanesville, OH 43701

GPS Coordinates:                                                                                                                                                      

39|56|24|N,82|0|4|W

Directions to Installation:

Additional Information, Websites, Citations:

*http://tileresearcharticles.omeka.net/items/show/18

Photos courtesy of Michael Padwee

Submitted by and Year:

Michael Sims and Michael Padwee (tileback101'at'collector.org); October 2010












A dated tile panel on the facade



The pseudo-mosaic-encaustic tile foyer floor