Michael Padwee

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Introduction Michael W. Padwee is an historian and collector of United States art tiles. He has published "A Field Guide to the Key Patterns on the Backs of United States Ceramic Tiles, 1870s-1930s", which can be accessed at http://tilefieldguide.omeka.net/items/show/49. Michael has written a column, “Tile Back Views”, for "Flashpoint, the Newsletter of the Tile Heritage Foundation", and for the THF’s e-newsletter; articles about tile identification for the Journal of the American Art Pottery Association and the Newsletter of the Potteries of Trenton Society; and a chapter about Brayton Laguna Pottery tiles in Volume I of "California Tiles, 1910-1930". His "Historic U.S. Tile Installations" website may be accessed at https://sites.google.com/site/tileinstallationdb/. Michael lives in Brooklyn, NY and is married to Susan Ingham Padwee, a decorative arts historian, author and lecturer.