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  • Place of origin:

    Hong Kong (Probably, produced)

  • Date:

    1950-1960 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:


  • 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:


  • 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)


1950-1960 (made)



Materials and Techniques

Surface print on vinyl wallpaper


Width: 53 cm, Length: 600 cm

Descriptive line

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

Subjects depicted

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


Wall coverings


Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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