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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
Inscribed in ink on the front of the design.

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

Roses (flowers); Allover pattern; Leaves

Categories

Wall coverings; Prints

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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