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Wallpaper
  • Wallpaper
    Dresser, Christopher, born 1834 - died 1904
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Wallpaper

  • Place of origin:

    Rixheim (made)

  • Date:

    1903 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Dresser, Christopher, born 1834 - died 1904 (designer)
    Zuber, Jean (manufacturer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Colour print from wood blocks.

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Dr Widar Halén

  • Museum number:

    E.1732-1989

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level C, case MB2B, shelf DR86, box DW8A

Physical description

Specimen of wall-paper with a design of sweet-peas printed in pink and green, on a buff striped ground. Produced by Jean Zuber, Rixheim, 1903. Printed in the selvage 1291 and stamped on the back 1291 MB and SOLIDE A LA LUMIERE.

Place of Origin

Rixheim (made)

Date

1903 (made)

Artist/maker

Dresser, Christopher, born 1834 - died 1904 (designer)
Zuber, Jean (manufacturer)

Materials and Techniques

Colour print from wood blocks.

Marks and inscriptions

1291 /1291B / SOLIDE A LUMIERE
Stamped in selvage and on the back

Dimensions

Height: 57.4 cm, Width: 49.8 cm

Object history note

This piece of wall-paper was cut from the roll in the Musee du Papier Peint in Rixheim, France. See also note to E.1731-1989.

Descriptive line

Dresser, Christopher, Specimen of wallpaper with a design of sweet-peas printed in pink and green, on a buff striped ground, produced by Jean Zuber, Rixheim, 1903, colour print from woodblocks

Materials

Pigment; Paper

Techniques

Woodblock print

Categories

Wall coverings

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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