Or are you looking for Search the Archives?

Please complete the form to email this item.

Wallpaper

  • Place of origin:

    Hong Kong (Probably, produced)

  • Date:

    1950-1960 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Surface print on vinyl wallpaper

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Jackie Robertson in memory of her aunt Miss Barbara Stewart Robertson, Matron, Sandy Bay Children's Hospital Hong Kong, 1950s.

  • Museum number:

    E.177-2012

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, room 514a, case SH32

This roll of vinyl wallpaper from Hong Kong has a pictorial design in the western style, picturing ornate accessories representing a wealthy comfortable life-style.

Physical description

Roll of wallpaper printed with a pictorial pattern of various objects including cigarettes, cigarette box, Chinese porcelain jar, ormolu- and jade-mounted clock, wine decanter and wine glass, vase of red roses, glass of tea with lemon, candle and matchbook; all on a white ground.

Place of Origin

Hong Kong (Probably, produced)

Date

1950-1960 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Surface print on vinyl wallpaper

Dimensions

Width: 53 cm, Length: 600 cm

Descriptive line

Part roll of unused wallpaper, Hong Kong, 1950s.

Subjects depicted

Cigarettes; Jars; Matches; Clocks; Ormolu; Cigarette; Decanters; Jade; Wine glass; Roses; Porcelain; Vases; Candles

Categories

Wall coverings

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

Large image request

Please confirm you are using these images within the following terms and conditions, by acknowledging each of the following key points:

Please let us know how you intend to use the images you will be downloading.