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Bourbon Rose

  • Object:

    Wallpaper

  • Place of origin:

    England (manufactured)

  • Date:

    ca. 1840-50 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown (maker)
    Arthur Sanderson & Sons Ltd. (supplier)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Colour woodblock print, on paper

  • Credit Line:

    Given by the Wallpaper Manufacturers Ltd

  • Museum number:

    E.1765-1934

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level C, case DW, shelf 45

Physical description

'Bourbon Rose'; Specimen of wallpaper border with a design of pink roses on a running stem; Colour print from wood blocks, on paper.

Place of Origin

England (manufactured)

Date

ca. 1840-50 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown (maker)
Arthur Sanderson & Sons Ltd. (supplier)

Materials and Techniques

Colour woodblock print, on paper

Marks and inscriptions

Blocks destroyed 1874
Inscribed in ink below the design 'Blocks destroyed 1874'.

Object history note

Given by the Wallpaper Manufacturers Ltd.
Provenance: A log book of Arthur Sanderson & Sons.
The printing blocks were destroyed 1874-80.

Descriptive line

'Bourbon Rose'; Specimen of wallpaper border with a design of pink roses on a running stem; Colour print from wood blocks, on paper; Arthur Sanderson & Sons Ltd.; England; ca. 1840-50.

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

Provenance of wallpaper: A log book of Arthur Sanderson & Sons.
The printing blocks were destroyed 1874-80.

Materials

Paper

Techniques

Colour woodblock print

Subjects depicted

Roses (flowers); Plants; Leaves; Stem

Categories

Wall coverings; Prints

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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