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Wallpaper - Wallpaper

Wallpaper

  • Object:

    Wallpaper

  • Place of origin:

    England (manufactured)

  • Date:

    Early 19th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown
    Unknown (maker)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Colour print from seven wood blocks

  • Credit Line:

    Given by the Wallpaper Manufacturers Ltd

  • Museum number:

    E.1562-1934

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level C, case DW, shelf 3

Physical description

Sheet of wallpaper borders with a quasi-Egyptian design in grey, white and blue on a red ground; stamped on the back with the Georgian Excise duty stamp and First Account Taken 296.

Place of Origin

England (manufactured)

Date

Early 19th century (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown
Unknown (maker)

Materials and Techniques

Colour print from seven wood blocks

Marks and inscriptions

First Account Taken 296
Stamped on the back with the Georgian Excise duty stamp and First Account Taken 296.

Dimensions

Height: 57.8 cm, Width: 73 cm

Object history note

Given by the Wallpaper Manufacturers Ltd.

Descriptive line

Sheet of wallpaper borders with a quasi-Egyptian design in grey, white and blue on a red ground; stamped with the Georgian Excise duty stamp; early 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.
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

Materials

Paper

Techniques

Colour woodblock print

Subjects depicted

Beading (edging pattern); Palmettes

Categories

Wall coverings; Prints

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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