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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.1771-1934

  • Gallery location:

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

Physical description

Portion of wallpaper with groups of pink, yellow and peach roses on a dark green ground; Colour print from wood blocks, on paper; Destroyed Mar 1880 inscribed in ink on the front of the design.

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

Destroyed Mar 1880

Object history note

Given by the Wallpaper Manufacturers Ltd.
Provenance: A log book of Arthur Sanderson & Sons.
The printing blocks were destroyed in 1880.

Descriptive line

Portion of wallpaper with groups of pink, yellow and peach roses on a dark green ground; 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 in 1880.

Materials

Paper

Techniques

Colour woodblock print

Subjects depicted

Leaves; Allover pattern; Roses (flowers)

Categories

Wall coverings; Prints

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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