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Wallpaper

1770 (made)
Artist/Maker
Place Of Origin

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.


object details
Categories
Object Type
Materials and Techniques
Etchings and hand-colouring, on paper
Brief Description
Panel of wallpaper; English; ca.1770.
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.
Dimensions
  • Panel height: 83.2cm
  • Panel width: 90.2cm
Dimensions from: 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.
Style
Credit line
Given by Messrs Green and Abbott
Object history
Given by Miss Violet M. Morley.
Subjects depicted
Bibliographic References
  • 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
Collection
Accession Number
E.1852-1919

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record createdDecember 3, 2008
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