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  • Place of origin:

    England (manufactured)

  • Date:

    ca. 1830 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Cowtan & Son (suppliers)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Woodblock print, on paper

  • Credit Line:

    Presented in memory of Arthur Barnard Cowtan OBE, by his son, A. L. Cowtan

  • Museum number:

    E.71-1939

  • Gallery location:

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

Physical description

Wallpaper border with a moulding design of various fruit and cereal crops; Woodblock print, on paper.

Place of Origin

England (manufactured)

Date

ca. 1830 (made)

Artist/maker

Cowtan & Son (suppliers)

Materials and Techniques

Woodblock print, on paper

Marks and inscriptions

First Account Taken
Stamped on the back with Excise duty stamp First Account Taken.

Object history note

Given by Mr A. L. Cowtan in memory of his father, Arthur Barnard Cowtan, OBE.

Provenance: The stock of Cowtan & Sons, successors of J. Duppa, J. G. Crace, etc

Descriptive line

Wallpaper border with a moulding design of various fruit and cereal crops; Woodblock print, on paper; Stamped with Excise duty stamp; From the stock of Cowtan & Sons; England; ca.1830.

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 1939, published under the Authority of the Ministry of Education, London, 1950
Given by Mr. Noel D. Sheffield, F.R.I.B.A.'

Production Note

Provenance: The stock of Cowtan & Sons, successors of J. Duppa, J. G. Crace, etc.

Materials

Printing ink

Techniques

Woodblock print; Printing

Subjects depicted

Wallpaper border; Motifs; Oak leaves; Wheat; Fruit; Foliage; Moulding; Grapes; Pine-cones; Corn; Leaves

Categories

Wall coverings; Prints

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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