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Wallpaper - The Grategus
  • The Grategus
    C. F. A. Voysey, born 1857 - died 1941
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The Grategus

  • Object:

    Wallpaper

  • Place of origin:

    England (made)

  • Date:

    1901 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    C. F. A. Voysey, born 1857 - died 1941 (designer)
    Essex & Co. (manufacturer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Colour machine print, on paper

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Morton Sundour Fabrics Ltd

  • Museum number:

    CIRC.268-1953

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level C, case DW, shelf 107

Physical description

Portion of 'The Grategus' wallpaper, a repeating design of grey birds perched on vertical stems with large leaves and purple berries, on a brown-grey ground; Colour machine print, on paper.

Place of Origin

England (made)

Date

1901 (made)

Artist/maker

C. F. A. Voysey, born 1857 - died 1941 (designer)
Essex & Co. (manufacturer)

Materials and Techniques

Colour machine print, on paper

Dimensions

Height: 68.6 cm, Width: 53.3 cm

Object history note

Given by Morton Sundour Fabrics Ltd.

Descriptive line

Portion of 'The Grategus' wallpaper, a repeating design of grey birds perched on vertical stems with large leaves and purple berries, on a brown-grey ground; Colour machine print, on paper; Designed by C. F. A. Voysey; Produced by Essex & Co.' England; 1901.

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

Oman, Charles C. and Hamilton, Jean. Wallpapers: a history and illustrated catalogue of the collection of the Victoria and Albert Museum. London: Sotheby Publications, in association with the Victoria and Albert Museum, 1982.

Materials

Paper

Techniques

Colour machine print

Subjects depicted

Birds; Berries; Leaves (plant materials)

Categories

Wall coverings; Prints

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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