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Object ID 1892.004
Object Name Painting
Title The Tile House
Collection Works of Art
Credit line Gift of John H. Rodney
Year Range from 1890
Year Range to 1900
Artist Anne Read Rodney
Description Painting of the Tile House in New Castle by Anne Read Rodney (1873-1940; Mrs. Francis deHaes Janvier). The painting shows a view of the front facade of the building from the Strand. The house has two doors with a window between them on the ground level and an open cellar below the window. The upper storeys have blind arch-topped double windows and iron numerals 1687. The roof line has a stepped gable topped by a weathervane and the facade is a sandy tan color. There is an alley that runs down the left side of the house. The Tile House was demolished in 1884.

There is a label on the back of the canvas board: "Russell's canvasboard, Patented March 18, 1879; 10 x 12". Also "Mrs. John H. Rodney / New Castle [rest illegible]" and "October 1892"
[undoubtedly the date of the gift to DHS].
Dimensions H-13.25 W-11.25 D-0.625 inches
Dimension Details framed dimensions
Owned Rodney Family
Provenance Anne Read Rodney (1873-1940) was the daughter of John H. and Annie Dorsey Reeves Rodney and a descendant of Sir Thomas Read on her mother's side. Anne Read Rodney married Francis deHaes Janvier and had two children: Frank Darrough & Margaret.
Subjects Art
Historic buildings
Search Terms Tile House
New Castle
Historic Houses
Anne Read Rodney
Nineteenth Century
Material Oil on board
Place of Origin New Castle, DE