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Verreries de l’hermitage

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Société anonyme verreries de l’hermitage

Verreries de l’hermitage

Jumet, Belgique: Société anonyme verreries de l’hermitage, ca. 1908

This Belgian trade catalog offers full-page illustrations of floor-to-ceiling tilework ranging from stylized floral motifs to romantic pastoral wall panels.  Plates feature solid-color and marbleized tiles as well as decorative border and lunette frieze options.  The list of selected projects includes hospital and rail station installations.