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Wallpaper

  • Object:

    Wallpaper

  • Place of origin:

    England (manufactured)

  • Date:

    ca. 1830-40 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown (maker)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Colour woodblock print, on paper

  • Credit Line:

    Given by the Wallpaper Manufacturers Ltd

  • Museum number:

    E.1565-1934

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level C, case DW, shelf 103

Physical description

Fragment of scenic wallpaper with a design of a gothic gateway opening onto a scene with trees and a small building; Colour woodblock print, on paper.

Place of Origin

England (manufactured)

Date

ca. 1830-40 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown (maker)

Materials and Techniques

Colour woodblock print, on paper

Dimensions

Height: 54.6 cm, Width: 28.7 cm

Object history note

Given by the Wallpaper Manufacturers Ltd.

Descriptive line

Fragment of scenic wallpaper with a design of a gothic gateway opening onto a scene with trees and a small building; Colour woodblock print, on paper; English; ca. 1830-40.

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 & Albert Museum Department of Engraving, Illustration and Design & Department of Paintings Accessions 1934 London: Published under the Authority of the Board of Education, 1935

Production Note

Probably ca. 1830-40.

Materials

Paper

Techniques

Colour woodblock print

Subjects depicted

Trees; Gothic (Medieval); Scenic wallpapers; Gateways; Building

Categories

Wall coverings; Prints

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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