Frank and Jane Clement Brick Museum - Table of Contents

Frank and Jane Clement Brick Museum
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Terra Cotta
Alfred Terra Cotta Co.   Sales samples
Boston Terra Cotta Co.
Boston Valley Terra Cotta Co,, Orchard Park, NY
Chevron
East Aurora, NY, Roycroft Power House roof tile
Egg-and-dart  Two found in Buffalo, NY
Elmira, NY  Ridge cap
Exterior wall tiles  Made in Chicago
Foliage  Three examples
Glen Falls, NY  Two ridge caps
Guilloche
Horseheads, NY ?
Leaf-and-dart  Two examples
Lima, Ohio: Natiional Roofing Tile Co.
"Pierce's Palace" hotel, Buffalo, NY  Cornerstone and foliated ornamentation
St. Louis, MO  Ridge cap
Setter
Trains
Miscellany
Mixed

Alfred Terra Cotta Co.
Sales sample




Boston Terra Cotta Co.



Orchard Park, NY: Boston Valley Terra Cotta Co. website  (online July 2014)



Sales samples c. 2010
Orchard Park, NY: Boston Valley Terra Cotta Co.



Orchard Park, NY: Boston Valley Terra Cotta Co.  shamrock




Chevron


East Aurora, NY, Roycroft Power House original roof tile.
The Power House was reconstructed in 2011-12




Egg-and-dart design.
Brick found in Buffalo.
Used on a Buffalo hotel for the Pan -American Exposition


Egg-and-dart design.
Brick found in Buffalo



  Ridge cap:Volute shape decorated with leaves.
This cap had fallen from the third story roof to the ground by an abandoned house in Elmira, NY.  Minor damage on back.
Manufactured c. late 1800s. Found in 2012.  Presumably, the cap was made in Elmira.


Exterior wall and roof locking tiles
C. 1890
Made in Chicago
Far right tiles are roof ice deflectors.


Exterior wall and roof locking tiles
C. 1890
Made in Chicago
Left tile: wall
Right tile: roof ridge


Exterior wall locking tiles
C. 1890
Made in Chicago: Chicago Imperial Tile Co.
Left tile: roof ridge


 

Foliate ornamentation.
 


Foliate ornamentation


  6"X6" sunflower from c. 1890-1900.
Found in St. Louis.  Probably ornamentation on a door frame.




Ridge cap made in Glen Falls



Ridge cap made in Glen Falls



Guilloche




Made in Horseheads, NY?
Cornice piece?


Leaf-and-dart


Leaf-and-dart




Top: Pyrex  ...  Bottom: Tera cotta




  Cornerstone from "Pierce's Palace"  (Invalids and Tourists Hotel)  ... Details below:


Cornerstone from "Pierce's Palace"  (Invalids and Tourists Hotel)



Cornerstone and foliated tile  from "Pierce's Palace"  (Invalids and Tourists Hotel)



Foliated tile  from "Pierce's Palace"  (Invalids and Tourists Hotel)





St. Louis, MO, ridge cap with (humorous) face painting.
C.1900-1910




Miscellany: Setter
Found in a local hunting camp.


Miscellany: Acorn?



Miscellany


Miscellany


Train


Steam engine commemorative piece from Glen-Gery Brick in Pennsylvania (co. history, online July 2014).
See also: Commemorative brick train from Glen-Gery








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 Photos and their arrangement 2004 Chuck LaChiusa
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