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Wallpaper

Wallpaper

  • Place of origin:

    England, Great Britain (manufactured)

  • Date:

    ca. 1870 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    F. Scott & Son (supplier)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Lithograph

  • Museum number:

    E.626-1945

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level C, case DW, shelf 50

Physical description

Portion of wallpaper with grotesque and comic scenes of men and animals.

Place of Origin

England, Great Britain (manufactured)

Date

ca. 1870 (made)

Artist/maker

F. Scott & Son (supplier)

Materials and Techniques

Lithograph

Dimensions

Height: 61 cm portion, Width: 50.5 cm portion

Descriptive line

Portion of wallpaper with grotesque and comic scenes of men and animals; ca. 1870.

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.
The full text of the entry is as follows:

'334
Grotesque and comic scenes of men and animals
Formerly attributed to Ernest Henry Griset (1844-1907)
Circa 1870
Lithograph
61 x 50.5 cm (portion)
E.626-1945 neg GJ.9312'
Victoria and Albert Museum, Department of Engraving, Illustration and Design and Department of Paintings, Accessions 1945, London: HMSO, 1956.
The full text of the record is as follows:

'GRISET, Ernest Henry (1844-1907), Attributed to

Specimen of wall-paper with grotesque and comic scenes showing men and animals. English, c.1870.
Lithograph.
E.626-1945'

Production Note

Formerly attributed to Ernest Henry Griset (1844-1907).

Materials

Paper

Techniques

Lithograph

Subjects depicted

Men; Animals; Grotesques

Categories

Wall coverings; Prints

Collection code

PDP

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