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Wallpaper

Wallpaper

  • Place of origin:

    England, Great Britain (manufactured)

  • Date:

    ca.1769 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    unknown (production)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Etchings and hand-colouring, on paper

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Messrs Green and Abbott

  • Museum number:

    E.2001-1919

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level C, case DW, shelf 42

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Physical description

Portion of wallpaper or lining paper with a design featuring a man on a camel talking to a boy with a greyhound on a leash, in the Chinese style; Etchings and hand-colouring, on paper.

Place of Origin

England, Great Britain (manufactured)

Date

ca.1769 (made)

Artist/maker

unknown (production)

Materials and Techniques

Etchings and hand-colouring, on paper

Dimensions

Height: 83.2 cm panel, Width: 90.2 cm panel

Object history note

Given by Miss Violet M. Morley.

Descriptive line

Portion of wallpaper or lining paper with a design featuring a man on a camel talking to a boy with a greyhound on a leash, in the Chinese style; Etchings and hand-colouring, on paper; English; ca.1769.

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.
The full text of the entry is as follows:

'98
Man on a camel talking to a boy with a greyhound on a leash, in the Chinese style
Circa 1769
Etching, coloured by hand
83.2 x 90.2 cm
Given by Miss Violet M. Morley
E.1852-1919 neg 51387 CT 6585 (see col pl, p 135)

See SE, pl 60 (colour).'

For the reference to SE given above, see:
Sugden, A. V., and Edmondson, J. L. A History of English Wallpaper. 1509-1914. London, 1926.

Materials

Paper

Techniques

Etching; Hand colouring

Subjects depicted

Man; Boy; Camel; Greyhound

Categories

Prints; Wall coverings

Collection code

PDP

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