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Birds and Berries

Wallpaper Design
ca. 1893 (made)
Artist/Maker
Place Of Origin

Design for 'Birds and Berries' wallpaper, featuring yellow birds, blue flowers and pink and (?)yellow berries; Watercolour and pencil, on paper; Signed C. F. A. Voysey. Architect 45, Tierney Road, Streatham Hill S.W., with inscribed measurements etc and numbered 80.


object details
Categories
Object Type
Materials and Techniques
Watercolour and pencil, on paper
Brief Description
Design for 'Birds and Berries' wallpaper, featuring yellow birds, blue flowers and pink and (?)yellow berries; Watercolour and pencil, on paper; Signed, inscribed with measurements etc and numbered; By C. F. A. Voysey; England; ca. 1893
Physical Description
Design for 'Birds and Berries' wallpaper, featuring yellow birds, blue flowers and pink and (?)yellow berries; Watercolour and pencil, on paper; Signed C. F. A. Voysey. Architect 45, Tierney Road, Streatham Hill S.W., with inscribed measurements etc and numbered 80.
Dimensions
  • Size of sheet height: 57cm
  • Size of sheet width: 43.2cm
Dimensions from: 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.
Production typeDesign
Marks and Inscriptions
Signed C. F. A. Voysey. Architect 45, Tierney Road, Streatham Hill S.W., with inscribed measurements etc and numbered 80.
Credit line
Given by Courtaulds Ltd
Object history
Given by Courtaulds Ltd.

Design for Broadleys, Windermere for A.C. Briggs.
Production
Design for Broadleys, Windermere for A.C. Briggs.
Subjects depicted
Bibliographic References
  • Eisenman, Stephen S., Design in the age of Darwin: from William Morris to Frank Lloyd Wright, Evanston: Northwestern University, 2008
  • 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.
Collection
Accession Number
E.145-1974

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record createdFebruary 7, 2008
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