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Europa IV

  • Object:

    Wallpaper

  • Place of origin:

    France (possibly, made)
    Italy (possibly, made)

  • Date:

    1974-75 (manufactured)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Cole & Son (Wallpapers) Ltd. (manufacturer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Colour machine print, on paper

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Cole & Son (Wallpapers) Ltd

  • Museum number:

    E.487-1979

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, room 514a, case SH, shelf 7

Physical description

Specimen of wallpaper; Colour machine print, on paper.

Within Europa IV, a pattern book containing 140 specimens (E.372-511-1979), including different colourways, some cut out; each stamped on the back with serial number etc and Made in France [and] Italy; the papers shown in photographs of contemporary interiors interleaved throughout the volume; full bound in cloth-covered boards, with title etc on the front.

Place of Origin

France (possibly, made)
Italy (possibly, made)

Date

1974-75 (manufactured)

Artist/maker

Cole & Son (Wallpapers) Ltd. (manufacturer)

Materials and Techniques

Colour machine print, on paper

Marks and inscriptions

Stamped on the back with serial number etc.

Dimensions

Height: 36.7 cm, Width: 51.2 cm

Object history note

Given by Cole & Son (Wallpapers) Ltd.

Descriptive line

Specimen of wallpaper; Colour machine print, on paper; Within 'Europa IV', a pattern book containing 140 specimens (E.372-511-1979); Produced by Cole & Son (Wallpapers) Ltd; containing papers made in France and Italy; France; 1974-75.

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

Categories

Wall coverings; Prints

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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