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Wallpaper

  • Place of origin:

    England (manufactured)

  • Date:

    late 18th or early 19th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Colour woodblock print, on paper

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Mr John B. Fowler

  • Museum number:

    E.2253-1966

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level C, case DW, shelf 43 []

Physical description

Two fragments of wallpaper with a design of small single flowers, in white, on a background of regular dots; Colour woodblock print, on paper.

Place of Origin

England (manufactured)

Date

late 18th or early 19th century (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Colour woodblock print, on paper

Object history note

Given by Mr John B. Fowler.

Descriptive line

Two fragments of wallpaper with a design of small single flowers, in white, on a background of regular dots; Colour woodblock print, on paper; English; Late 18th or early 19th century.

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 Prints and Drawings and Department of Paintings Accessions 1966 pub. HMSO 1967

Materials

Paper

Techniques

Colour woodblock print

Subjects depicted

Floral motifs; Stylized flowers

Categories

Wall coverings

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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