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Wallpaper

Wallpaper

  • Place of origin:

    England (manufactured)

  • Date:

    1770 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Etchings and hand-colouring, on paper

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Messrs Green and Abbott

  • Museum number:

    E.1852-1919

  • Gallery location:

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

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 (manufactured)

Date

1770 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

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

Panel of wallpaper; English; ca.1770.

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 1919, London: Printed Under the Authority of His Majesty's Stationery Office, 1921

Materials

Paper

Techniques

Etching; Hand-colouring

Subjects depicted

Greyhound; Man; Camel; Boy

Categories

Wall coverings; Prints

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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