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Name of Object:

Tile panel 'The Threshing of Wheat'

Location:

Lisbon, Portugal

Holding Institution:

National Tile Museum

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Holding Institution (original language):

Museu Nacional do Azulejo

Date of Object:

1920-1925

Author:

Bempostinha's Factory

Inventory Number:

239

Material(s) / Technique(s):

Maiolica

Dimensions:

400 x 276

Description:

This tile panel depicting the treshing of wheat using animals originally covered the wall of a bakery in Lisbon. Although it reproduces a traditional technique, this tile panel exemplifies the need for modernization of stores and public buildings which took place in main cities throughout Portugal by the beginning of the 20th century.

Archival or Bibliographical Reference:

13149TC

Citation of this web page:

DGPC  "Tile panel 'The Threshing of Wheat'" in "Sharing History", Museum With No Frontiers, 2019. http://www.sharinghistory.org/database_item.php?id=object;AWE;pt;23;en

Database entry origination:

Prepared by: DGPC

MWNF Working Number: PT 058

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