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Wallpaper

  • Place of origin:

    England (made)

  • Date:

    1675-1699 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Engraving print, on paper

  • Museum number:

    E.901-1924

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level C, case DW, shelf 41

Physical description

Portion of wallpaper or lining paper featuring a pattern of flowers, birds, and groups of figures, including Diana and Actaeon, Venus and a satyr, and a figure possibly emblematic of Charity; Engraving print, on paper.

Place of Origin

England (made)

Date

1675-1699 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Engraving print, on paper

Dimensions

Height: 54.3 cm, Width: 38.1 cm

Descriptive line

Portion of wallpaper or lining paper featuring a pattern of flowers, birds, and groups of figures, including Diana and Actaeon, Venus and a satyr, and a figure possibly emblematic of Charity; Engraving print, on paper; English; Late 17th century.

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.
Victoria and Albert Museum, Department of Engraving, Illustration and Design & Department of Paintings, Accessions 1924, published under the Authority of the Board of Education, London, 1926.

Materials

Paper

Techniques

Engraving (printing process)

Subjects depicted

Flowers (plants); Birds; Satyrs; People

Categories

Wall coverings; Prints

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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