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Wallpaper

  • Place of origin:

    Berkeley Square (paper hung)
    England (manufactured)

  • Date:

    early 19th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Colour woodblock print, on paper

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Mr John B. Fowler

  • Museum number:

    E.2250-1966

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level C, case DW, shelf 34, box A

Physical description

Fragment of wallpaper with a design of stylized sprigs of flowers within ogival lattice formed by the stems; Colour woodblock print, on paper; Mounted on a board with E.2249 and 2249A-1966.

Place of Origin

Berkeley Square (paper hung)
England (manufactured)

Date

early 19th century (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Colour woodblock print, on paper

Dimensions

Height: 14 cm, Width: 25 cm

Object history note

Given by Mr John B. Fowler.

Provenance: The back basement of No 44, Berkley Square, London.

NB: Also from this source are E.2249-1966 and E.2249A-1966, fragments of mid-18th century wallpaper.

Descriptive line

Fragment of wallpaper with a design of stylized sprigs of flowers within ogival lattice formed by the stems; Colour woodblock print, on paper; From No 44, Berkley Square, London; England; Early 19th 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 Prints and Drawings and Department of Paintings Accessions 1966 pub. HMSO 1967

Production Note

Provenance of paper: The back basement of No 44, Berkley Square, London

Materials

Paper

Techniques

Colour woodblock print

Subjects depicted

Ovals; Lattice pattern; Sprigs

Categories

Wall coverings; Prints

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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