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Design drawing - Design for wallpaper

Design for wallpaper

  • Object:

    Design drawing

  • Place of origin:

    Britain (made)

  • Date:

    ca.1850 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    A.W. Pugin, born 1812 - died 1852 (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Green, brown and grey wash over chalk

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level D, case KK, shelf 17

Physical description

Full-size design (on 2 sheets joined), incomplete, probably for wallpaper, with a pineapple set within an ogee framework of large stems and leaves.

Place of Origin

Britain (made)


ca.1850 (made)


A.W. Pugin, born 1812 - died 1852 (artist)

Materials and Techniques

Green, brown and grey wash over chalk


Height: 985 mm, Width: 530 mm

Descriptive line

Pattern probably for wallpaper, by AWN Pugin, 19th century

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

Alexandra Wedgwood, A.W.N. Pugin and the Pugin Family , London; V&A, 1985, p. 279.


Wash; Chalk



Subjects depicted

Pineapple; Leaves


Designs; Wall coverings; Drawings

Production Type



Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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