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Wallpaper

Wallpaper

  • Place of origin:

    England (manufactured)

  • Date:

    the greater part of the first half of the 19th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Avery, Thomas (supplier)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    This object is part of a group of wallpapers recorded as being of 'various media'

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Mr Alexander Reynell

  • Museum number:

    E.2190-1913

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level C, case DW, shelf 44, box A

Physical description

Portion of light-coloured wallpaper or border paper with bands of moulding, frets and rope.

Place of Origin

England (manufactured)

Date

the greater part of the first half of the 19th century (made)

Artist/maker

Avery, Thomas (supplier)

Materials and Techniques

This object is part of a group of wallpapers recorded as being of 'various media'

Object history note

Given by Mr Alexander Reynell.

Provenance: 'Found among the stock of Thomas Avery, builder, etc, of Ivy House, Tenterden, Kent, which business had been in existence nearly a century and a half (extract from a letter from the donor).

Descriptive line

Portion of light-coloured wallpaper or border paper with bands of moulding, frets and rope; Found among the stock of Thomas Avery, builder, etc, of Ivy House, Tenterden, Kent; English; First half of the 19th century.

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 and Albert Museum, Department of Engraving, Illustration and Design, Accessions 1913, London: Printed for His Majesty's Stationery Office, 1914

Production Note

Provenance: 'Found among the stock of Thomas Avery, builder, etc, of Ivy House, Tenterden, Kent, which business had been in existence nearly a century and a half' (extract from a letter from the donor).

Materials

Paper

Subjects depicted

Rope; Frets (patterns); Moulding

Categories

Wall coverings; Prints

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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