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Wallpaper

  • Place of origin:

    Doddington Hall (paper hung)
    England (manufactured)

  • Date:

    second half of 18th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Colour woodblock print, on paper

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Mr G. E. Jarvis

  • Museum number:

    E.472-1914

  • Gallery location:

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

Physical description

Portion of wallpaper with a design of trophies, circular medallions with profile heads, panels with landscape, floral festoons, etc, printed in white, blue, brown and grey on a yellow ground; Colour woodblock print, on paper; Stamped on the back with the Georgian Excise duty stamp.

Place of Origin

Doddington Hall (paper hung)
England (manufactured)

Date

second half of 18th century (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Colour woodblock print, on paper

Marks and inscriptions

Stamped on the back with the Georgian Excise duty stamp.

Dimensions

Height: 47 cm, Width: 54 cm

Object history note

Given by Mr G. E. Jarvis.

Provenance: Doddington Hall, Lincolnshire.

Descriptive line

Portion of wallpaper with a design of trophies, circular medallions with profile heads, panels with landscape, floral festoons, etc, printed in white, blue, brown and grey on a yellow ground; Colour woodblock print, on paper; Stamped on the back with the Georgian Excise duty stamp; From Doddington Hall, Lincolnshire; English; 1750-1800.

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.

Production Note

Provenance of wallpaper: Doddington Hall, Lincolnshire.

Materials

Paper

Techniques

Colour woodblock print

Subjects depicted

Panels (ornament areas); Trophies (motif); Medallions (ornament areas); Profiles (figures); Festoons; Landscapes (representations)

Categories

Wall coverings; Prints

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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