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Wallpaper

  • Place of origin:

    England (manufactured)

  • Date:

    ca.1840 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Colour woodblock print and blue-green and brown flock, on paper

  • Credit Line:

    Given by the Wallpaper Manufacturers Ltd

  • Museum number:

    E.2146-1929

  • Gallery location:

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

Physical description

Portion of wallpaper with a pattern of blue-green roses and leaves on a brown ground.

Place of Origin

England (manufactured)

Date

ca.1840 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Colour woodblock print and blue-green and brown flock, on paper

Dimensions

Height: 93.7 cm portion, Width: 53.6 cm portion

Object history note

Given by the Wallpaper Manufacturers Ltd.

Descriptive line

Portion of wallpaper with a pattern of roses and leaves, colour woodblock print and flock, England, ca. 1840

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 1929, London: Board of Education, 1930.

Materials

Paper; Flock

Techniques

Colour woodblock print; Flocking

Subjects depicted

All-over patterns; Flowers, roses; Leaf (plant material)

Categories

Wall coverings; Prints

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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