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Fábrica de Mosaicos Hidráulicos Quintana Hermanos

Quintana Hermanos

Fábrica de Mosaicos Hidráulicos Quintana Hermanos, México

Pic 1Catalogo No. 3

Mexico: Litog. y Tipog. S.A., 1905

Colorful catalog focusing on hydraulic-pressed paving tiles demonstrating the mastery of Mexican tile production at the turn of the twentieth century.  Grouped by material and application, the folio features over 150 chromolithographs of smooth, contoured, granite, mosaic, and imitation marble tiles.  A final section is devoted to border designs, including examples of Byzantine, Greek, Art Nouveau, and geometric decorative patterns.