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Wallpaper

  • Place of origin:

    Hampton Court (paper hung)
    England (manufactured)

  • Date:

    Late 18th to mid-19th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Colour woodblock print, on paper

  • Credit Line:

    Given by H M Office of Works.

  • Museum number:

    E.790-1936

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level C, case DW, shelf 34

Physical description

Fragment of wallpaper with a brick pattern of stylized foliate motifs and a portion of wallpaper border with a running design; Colour woodblock print, on paper.

Place of Origin

Hampton Court (paper hung)
England (manufactured)

Date

Late 18th to mid-19th century (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Colour woodblock print, on paper

Object history note

Given by H M Office of Works.

Provenance: Mrs Offley Shore's apartment, The Clock Tower, Hampton Court Palace.

Descriptive line

Fragment of wallpaper with a brick pattern of stylized foliate motifs and a portion of wallpaper border with a running design; Colour woodblock print, on paper; From The Clock Tower, Hampton Court Palace; English; Late 18th to mid-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 and Department of Paintings, Accessions 1936, London: Board of Education, 1937.

Production Note

Provenance: Mrs Offley Shore's apartment, The Clock Tower, Hampton Court Palace.

Materials

Paper

Techniques

Colour woodblock print

Subjects depicted

Running; Leaf motifs

Categories

Wall coverings; Prints

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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