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Palladio 4.

  • Object:


  • Place of origin:

    Great Britain (made)

  • Date:

    1960 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown (maker)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Colour machine prints full bound in laminated boards.

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, room 514a, case SH, shelf 19

Physical description

General Description: Palladio 4. Pattern book of wallpapers for architects and interior designers. Produced by the Lightbown Aspinall branch of the Wallpaper Manufacturers Limited. 1960

Pattern book of wallpapers for architects and interior designers. Front cover lettered with title.

Place of Origin

Great Britain (made)


1960 (made)


Unknown (maker)

Materials and Techniques

Colour machine prints full bound in laminated boards.


Height: 50.8 cm, Width: 50.8 cm, Depth: 5.5 cm

Object history note

Notes: The volume contains the following designs: Sicilian Lion. By Robert Nicholson E.445(1-3) Octagon. By William Belcher. E.445(4-7) Impasto. By Audrey Levy E.445(8-9) Grasmere. By Roger Nicholson E.445(10-16) Wattle. By Edward Veevers E.445(17-20) Cornflower. By Audrey Levy E.445(21-24) Stucco Stripe. By Robert Nicholson E.445(25-27) Kentish Vista. By Edward Hughes E.445(28-30) Raffia. By Karin Warning E.445(31-37) Phantom Rose. By Audrey Levy E.445(38-39) Harvest. By Cliff Holden E.445(40-43) Dell. By John Harbour E.445(44-46) Grotto. By Joyce Storey E.445(47-49) Gala. By Peter Shuttleworth E.445(50) Bastion. By Robert Nicholson E.445(51-54) Treescape. By Audrey Levy E.445(55-59) Bracken. By Joyce Storey E.445(60-64) Montacute. By Roger Nicholson E.445(65) Ribbon Screen. By Fritz Werthmuller E.445(66-69) Country Garland. By Ann Reason E.445(70-73) Terracina. By Terry McGlynn E.445(74-77) Brackley Weave. By Robert Nicholson E.445(78-79) Folia. By Edward Veevers E.445(80-84) Cotswold. By Audrey Levy E.445(85-88) Clematis. By Roger Nicholson E.445(89-91) Stalasso. By Ronnie Thomas E.445(92-96) Marguerite. By John Harbour E.445(97-101) Spatter. By Edward Veevers E.445(102-105) Harbour. By Eric Thomas E.445(106-107) Palazzo. By Robert Nicholson E.445(108-110) Lotus. By Audrey Levy E.445(111-114) Grille. By Joyce Storey E.445(115-118) Wealden Hill. By Edward Hughes E.445(119-122) Maze. By Audrey Levy E.445(123-125) Crystalline. By Althea McNish E.445(126-130) Columns. By Robert Nicholson E.445(131-133) Stanza. By Rayne Walker E.445(134-136) Homespun. By Edward Veevers E.445(137) Cluster. By Audrey Levy E.445(138-141) Arcade. By David Gentleman E.445(142-144) Sherwood. By Mary Frame E.445(145-147) Auricula. By Robert Nicholson E.445(148-149) Phalanx. By William Belcher E.445(150-153) Veteran. By Vibeke Krause E.445(154) Thicket. By Audrey Levy E.445(155-160)

Historical context note

Winner of a CoID Design of the Year Award, 1957.

Descriptive line

Palladio 4. 1960

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

A Popular British Art: British Wallpapers 1930-1960 (exhibition catalogue, Silver Studio Collection, 1989), includes several of these papers, and reproduces other examples of 'Arcade' and 'Wealden Hill'.)

Production Note

Anonymous : Wallpapers: Pattern books: English: 1960. Produced by the Lightbown Aspinall branch of the Wallpaper Manufacturers Limited.


Design Council Award Winner


Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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