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Wallpaper

  • Object:

    Wallpaper

  • Place of origin:

    England (manufactured)

  • Date:

    ca. 1840-1850 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

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

  • Materials and Techniques:

    This object is part of a group of wallpaper and borders recorded as 'colour prints from wood blocks and flock'

  • Credit Line:

    Given by the Wallpaper Manufacturers Ltd

  • Museum number:

    E.1813-1934

  • Gallery location:

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

Physical description

Portion of wallpaper border and a corner with pink and white roses amongst a strip of lilac ribbon, on a band of pale green.

Place of Origin

England (manufactured)

Date

ca. 1840-1850 (made)

Artist/maker

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

Materials and Techniques

This object is part of a group of wallpaper and borders recorded as 'colour prints from wood blocks and flock'

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

Portion of wallpaper border and a corner with pink and white roses amongst a strip of lilac ribbon, on a band of pale green; Supplied by 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.
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

Ribbon; Bow (ribbon); Roses

Categories

Wall coverings; Prints

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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