Art & Architectural Tiles Photos

Art & architectural tiles as found on an array of buildings & in various collections.

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Church courtyard with Portuguese tiles and painter, in Salvador. Brazil.Colorful tile mural depicting old San José located at the Don Carlos Hotel in San José. Costa Rica.Glazed roof tile pattern of Hotel Dieu. Beaune, France.Glazed roof tiles on gable of Hotel Dieu. Beaune, France.
Church courtyard with Portuguese tiles and painter, in Salvador. Brazil.Colorful tile mural depicting old San José located at the Don Carlos Hotel in San José. Costa Rica.Glazed roof tile pattern of Hotel Dieu. Beaune, France.Glazed roof tiles on gable of Hotel Dieu. Beaune, France.
St. Louis facade & tiled roof in courtyard of Hotel Dieu. Beaune, France.Medieval tiles in church at Fontenay Abbey. Fontenay, France.Colored tile roof of Sens museum. Sens, France.Tiles at Cycladic Art Museum, Athens. Greece.
St. Louis facade & tiled roof in courtyard of Hotel Dieu. Beaune, France.Medieval tiles in church at Fontenay Abbey. Fontenay, France.Colored tile roof of Sens museum. Sens, France.Tiles at Cycladic Art Museum, Athens. Greece.
Tile stove in Szenna Open Air Museum. Hungary.The blue tile covered Casa de los Azulejos. Mexico City, Mexico.Tile artwork of Central station on Stockholm's underground subway system. Sweden.Tile artwork in subway station, Stockholm. Sweden.
Tile stove in Szenna Open Air Museum. Hungary.The blue tile covered Casa de los Azulejos. Mexico City, Mexico.Tile artwork of Central station on Stockholm's underground subway system. Sweden.Tile artwork in subway station, Stockholm. Sweden.
Niche in courtyard of Bellingrath House made of Rookwood Tiles. Theodore, AL.Wright-style Arizona Biltmore Hotel. Phoenix, AZ.Tiled dome of Pima County Courthouse. Tucson, AZ.Tiled pyramid atop Los Angeles Public Library. Los Angeles, CA.
Niche in courtyard of Bellingrath House made of Rookwood Tiles. Theodore, AL.Oriental influenced crane tiles on small pool at Arizona Biltmore Hotel. Phoenix, AZ.Tiled dome of Pima County Courthouse. Tucson, AZ.Tiled pyramid atop Los Angeles Public Library (1922-6) (5th at Flower Streets). Los Angeles, CA. Architect: Bertram Grosvenor Goodhue & Carleton M. Winslow. On National Register.
Figueroa Tower decorative tiles. Los Angeles, CA.Moderne tile & metal grills in City Hall. Santa Monica, CA.Buonafede Nativity scene tiles by Benedetto & Santi Buglioni of Florence in LACMA. Los Angeles, CA.Santa Fe Arts & Crafts tile mural in Depot. San Diego, CA.
Figueroa Tower decorative tiles. Los Angeles, CA.Moderne tile & metal grills in City Hall. Santa Monica, CA.Buonafede Nativity scene tiles (1520) by Benedetto & Santi Buglioni of Florence in LACMA. Los Angeles, CA.Santa Fe Arts & Crafts tile mural in Depot. San Diego, CA.
San Diego City & County Administration Building entrance facade with tile work. San Diego, CA.San Diego City & County Administration Building tiles around windows. San Diego, CA.George White & Anna Gunn Marston residence arts & crafts tile mural detail showing flowers in vase. San Diego, CA.California building tiled tower in Balboa Park. San Diego, CA.
San Diego City & County Administration Building entrance facade with tile work. San Diego, CA.San Diego City & County Administration Building tiles around windows. San Diego, CA.George White & Anna Gunn Marston residence arts & crafts tile mural detail showing flowers in vase (not by Gill). San Diego, CA.California building tiled tower in Balboa Park. San Diego, CA.
Iran: star shaped tile with phoenix prob. From Sultanabad in Asian Art Museum. San Francisco, CA.Portuguese tile mural of St. Christopher at San Carlos Borromeo de Carmelo Mission. Carmel, CA.Plantings & tile work of City Hall. Oceanside, CA.Tiled fountain with gulls at public library at Civic Center. Oceanside, CA.
Iran: star shaped tile with phoenix prob. From Sultanabad (1292-3) in Asian Art Museum. San Francisco, CA.Portuguese tile mural of St. Christopher at San Carlos Borromeo de Carmelo Mission. Carmel, CA.Plantings & tile work of City Hall. Oceanside, CA.Tiled fountain with gulls at public library at Civic Center. Oceanside, CA. Architect: Charles Moore.
Tiled shrine at Mission San Miguel Archangel. Pasa Robles, CA.Tiled kitchen in Scotty's Castle. CA.Art Deco tile work marquee of Boulder Theater. Boulder, CO.Fireplace with Minton tiles showing fables at Byers-Evans House. Denver, CO.
Tiled shrine at Mission San Miguel Archangel. Pasa Robles, CA.Tiled kitchen in Scotty's Castle. CA.Art Deco tile work marquee of Boulder Theater. Boulder, CO.Fireplace with Minton tiles showing fables at Byers-Evans House. Denver, CO.
Former main entrance of Ponti's section of Denver Art Museum showing some of over one million glass tiles which create a reflective skin. Denver, CO.Tile work tribute to St. Patrick in St. Augustine Cathedral. St Augustine, FL.Tile mural of Don Pedro Menendez de-Aviles who founded St. Augustine on Sept. 8, 1565 in museum of The Oldest House. St Augustine, FL.Tile mural of Patrick Tonyn, British Governor of Florida in museum of The Oldest House. St Augustine, FL.
Former main entrance of Ponti's section of Denver Art Museum showing some of over one million glass tiles which create a reflective skin. Denver, CO.Tile work tribute to St. Patrick in St. Augustine Cathedral. St Augustine, FL.Tile mural of Don Pedro Menendez de-Aviles (1519-74) who founded St. Augustine on Sept. 8, 1565 in museum of The Oldest House. St Augustine, FL.Tile mural of Patrick Tonyn, British Governor of Florida (1774-83) in museum of The Oldest House. St Augustine, FL.
Tile mural of Seminole guerrilla leader Osceola arrested under a flag of truce in 1838 in museum of The Oldest House. St Augustine, FL.Tile artwork in Heritage Chapel of new State Capitol. Tallahassee, FL.Egyptian-style tile on fireplace in washroom of Fox Theatre. Atlanta, GA.Arabesque-style tiled niche in Fox Theatre. Atlanta, GA.
Tile mural of Seminole guerrilla leader Osceola arrested under a flag of truce in 1838 in museum of The Oldest House. St Augustine, FL.Tile artwork in Heritage Chapel of new State Capitol. Tallahassee, FL.Egyptian-style tile on fireplace in washroom of Fox Theatre. Atlanta, GA.Arabesque-style tiled niche in Fox Theatre. Atlanta, GA.
Arabesque-style tiled roundel in Fox Theatre. Atlanta, GA.Turtle tile art at Maui Ocean Center. Maui, HI.Tile floor of Library in Iowa State Capitol. Des Moines, IA.Bronze relief of Marquette holding up peace pipe to hostile native Americans "In vain I showed the calumet to explain that we had not come as enemies" on Marquette Building. Chicago, IL.
Arabesque-style tiled roundel in Fox Theatre. Atlanta, GA.Turtle tile art at Maui Ocean Center. Maui, HI.Tile floor of Library in Iowa State Capitol. Des Moines, IA.Bronze relief of Marquette holding up peace pipe to hostile native Americans "In vain I showed the calumet to explain that we had not come as enemies" on Marquette Building. Chicago, IL.
Detail of outside tiles of Marquette Building. Chicago, IL.Seahorse art tiles at Shedd Aquarium. Chicago, IL.Arts & Crafts movement tiles. Covington, KY.Arts & Crafts movement tile of man with beard. Covington, KY.
Detail of outside tiles of Marquette Building. Chicago, IL.Seahorse art tiles at Shedd Aquarium. Chicago, IL.Array of Arts & Crafts movement tiles (515 Russell St.). Covington, KY.Arts & Crafts movement tile of man with beard (515 Russell St.). Covington, KY.
Arts & Crafts movement tile of man with lace collar. Covington, KY.Array of Arts & Crafts movement tiles. Covington, KY.Spirit of Progress tile mural. Covington, KY.Tiled commercial building. Covington, KY.
Arts & Crafts movement tile of man with lace collar (515 Russell St.). Covington, KY.Array of Arts & Crafts movement tiles (515 Russell St.). Covington, KY.Spirit of Progress tile mural (725-9 Madison). Covington, KY.Tiled commercial building (725-9 Madison). Covington, KY.
Republic Building. Louisville, KY.Former Montgomery Ward building. Holland, MI.Tile details of pub building on Nicollet Mall. Minneapolis, MN.Stone & tile details of Frank Mansion. Kearney, NE.
Tile detail of Republic Building. Louisville, KY.Former Montgomery Ward building (1930) (25 E 8th St.) with company's Spirit of Progress symbol in tile. Holland, MI. Style: Art Deco.Tile details of pub building on Nicollet Mall. Minneapolis, MN.Stone & tile details of Frank Mansion. Kearney, NE.
Union Pacific tiles station sign at Cody Park Railroad Museum. North Platte, NE.Tile work details on Kelsey Building of Thomas Edison State College. Trenton, NJ.Tile floors of Wynn Las Vegas. Las Vegas, NV.Tile & Art Deco carvings detail of octagonal crown of Buffalo City Hall. Buffalo, NY.
Union Pacific tiles station sign at Cody Park Railroad Museum. North Platte, NE.Tile work details on Kelsey Building of Thomas Edison State College. Trenton, NJ.Tile floors of Wynn Las Vegas. Las Vegas, NV.Tile & Art Deco carvings detail of octagonal crown of Buffalo City Hall. Buffalo, NY.
Metal & tiled staircase in Guaranty / Prudential Building. Buffalo, NY.Mosaic tile in Guaranty / Prudential Building. Buffalo, NY.Calumet Building tile sign. Buffalo, NY.Ansonia Building with tree design in green tiles. Buffalo, NY.
Metal & tiled staircase in Guaranty / Prudential Building. Buffalo, NY.Mosaic tile in Guaranty / Prudential Building. Buffalo, NY.Calumet Building tile sign. Buffalo, NY.Ansonia Building (1921) (712-726 Main St.) with tree design in green tiles. Buffalo, NY. Style: Art Nouveau. Architect: Esenwein & Johnson.
Freedom of Speech tile on Courier Express Building. Buffalo, NY.Union Square subway station tiles showing New York of 1828. New York, NY.Bleeker St. subway station tiles by Grueby Faience Company. New York, NY.Astor Place tiles subway station by Grueby Faience Company. New York, NY.
Freedom of Speech tile on Courier Express Building (1930) (795 Main St.). Buffalo, NY. Style: Art Deco. Architect: Monks & Johnson + D.A. Gantaume.Union Square subway station tiles showing New York of 1828. New York, NY.Bleeker St. subway station tiles by Grueby Faience Company. New York, NY.Astor Place tiles subway station by Grueby Faience Company. New York, NY.
Beaver tiles in Astor Place subway station by Grueby Faience Company. New York, NY.Eagle with #14 shield tiles in 14th St. subway station by Grueby Faience Company. New York, NY.Eagle with #33 shield tiles in 33rd St. subway station by Grueby Faience Company. New York, NY.Eagle with #33 shield tiles in 33rd St. subway station done as a mosaic rather than solid tile. New York, NY.
Beaver tiles in Astor Place subway station by Grueby Faience Company. New York, NY.Eagle with #14 shield tiles in 14th St. subway station by Grueby Faience Company. New York, NY.Eagle with #33 shield tiles in 33rd St. subway station by Grueby Faience Company. New York, NY.Eagle with #33 shield tiles in 33rd St. subway station done as a mosaic rather than solid tile. New York, NY.
Terra cotta & tile decoration of Apartment building at 37 Washington Square West. New York, NY.Hexagonal roof tile pattern of Octagon House. Irvington, NY.Tile floor of Nott Memorial Library at Union College. Schenectady, NY.W 4th St. building with Rookwood Pottery tiles. Cincinnati, OH.
Terra cotta & tile decoration of Apartment building at 37 Washington Square West. New York, NY.Hexagonal roof tile pattern of Octagon House. Irvington, NY.Tile floor of Nott Memorial Library at Union College. Schenectady, NY.Rookwood Pottery tiles once advertised chinaware store (10-12 W 4th St.). Cincinnati, OH.
W 4th St. building with Rookwood Pottery tiles. Cincinnati, OH.William Howard Taft house fireplace with tiles of fables. Cincinnati, OH.William Howard Taft house fireplace tile shows race of tortoise & hare. Cincinnati, OH.Tile mural in Myriad Botanical Conservatory. Oklahoma City, OK.
Rookwood Pottery tiles showing grapes, pears, pomegranates (10-12 W 4th St.). Cincinnati, OH.William Howard Taft house fireplace with tiles of fables. Cincinnati, OH.William Howard Taft house fireplace tile showing race of tortoise & hare. Cincinnati, OH.Tile mural in Myriad Botanical Conservatory. Oklahoma City, OK.
Mid-Continent Tower over red Philtower tiled roof. Tulsa, OK.Tile details on Amoco North Building. Tulsa, OK.Elaborate tile work of Adams Hotel Building. Tulsa, OK.Decorative tile patterns of Boston Avenue Methodist Church. Tulsa, OK.
Mid-Continent Tower over red Philtower tiled roof. Tulsa, OK.Tile details on Amoco North Building. Tulsa, OK.Elaborate tile work of Adams Hotel Building. Tulsa, OK.Decorative tile patterns of Boston Avenue Methodist Church. Tulsa, OK.
Relief tiles around window of Heinz Hall for the Performing Arts. Pittsburgh, PA.Tile details of cornice on Kaufmann's Department Store. Pittsburgh, PA.Tile details showing K & dolphins on Kaufmann's Department Store. Pittsburgh, PA.Tile columns on Kaufmann's Department Store. Pittsburgh, PA.
Relief tiles around window of Heinz Hall for the Performing Arts. Pittsburgh, PA.Tile details of cornice on Kaufmann's Department Store. Pittsburgh, PA.Tile details showing K & dolphins on Kaufmann's Department Store. Pittsburgh, PA.Tile columns on Kaufmann's Department Store. Pittsburgh, PA.
Texas Theater terra-cotta tile work details. San Antonio, TX.Rice University Lovett Hall tile pattern of Texas star. Houston, TX.Rice University Duncan Hall is decorated inside & out with elaborate tile patterns. Houston, TX.Tile work details of Hamilton Hotel. Laredo, TX.
Texas Theater (1926) terra-cotta tile work details. San Antonio, TX. Architect: Bowler Brothers.Rice University Lovett Hall tile pattern of Texas star. Houston, TX.Rice University Duncan Hall is decorated inside & out with elaborate tile patterns. Houston, TX.Tile work details of Hamilton Hotel. Laredo, TX.
Eagle tiles of Hamilton Hotel. Laredo, TX.University of Texas Battle Hall tiles with owl. Austin, TX.Hepworth Carthey building with art tile front. Salt Lake City, UT.Inlaid mosaic tiles of Commercial Club. Salt Lake City, UT.
Eagle tiles of Hamilton Hotel. Laredo, TX.University of Texas Battle Hall tiles with owl. Austin, TX.Hepworth Carthey building (161 S. Main St.) with art tile front. Salt Lake City, UT.Inlaid mosaic tiles of Commercial Club. Salt Lake City, UT.
Metallic colored tile mural on Fifth & Madison Residence. Seattle, WA.Tile mural with sea life at Seattle Aquarium. Seattle, WA.Pelican & birds on tile art column on streets of Long Beach. Long Beach, WA.Heron & birds on tile art column on streets of Long Beach. Long Beach, WA.
Metallic colored tile mural on Fifth & Madison Residence. Seattle, WA.Tile mural with sea life at Seattle Aquarium. Seattle, WA.Pelican & birds on tile art column on streets of Long Beach. Long Beach, WA.Heron & birds on tile art column on streets of Long Beach. Long Beach, WA.
Example of a Wright tile in Taliesin Visitor Center. WI.Decorative tile on bench at Cheyenne Botanic Gardens. Cheyenne, WY.Art tile fireplace of Nagel Warren Mansion. Cheyenne, WY.Tiles on cloister walls of San Francisco Monastery, Lima made in 1620 in Seville donated by Inca Princess. Peru.
Example of a Wright tile in Taliesin Visitor Center. WI.Decorative tile on bench at Cheyenne Botanic Gardens. Cheyenne, WY.Art tile fireplace of Nagel Warren Mansion. Cheyenne, WY.Tiles on cloister walls of San Francisco Monastery, Lima made in 1620 in Seville donated by Inca Princess. Peru.
Tiles of satyrs in San Francisco Monastery, Lima. Peru.Rabbit tiles in cloister of San Francisco Monastery, Lima donated by Inca Princess. Peru.

Tiles of satyrs (Seville, 1620) in San Francisco Monastery, Lima. Peru.Rabbit tiles in cloister (Seville 1620) of San Francisco Monastery, Lima donated by Inca Princess. Peru.


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