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Wallpaper

  • Place of origin:

    England (manufactured)

  • Date:

    late 19th century or early 20th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Colour machine print

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Mr Henry Butler

  • Museum number:

    E.2765-1914

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level C, case DW, shelf 47

Physical description

Portion of wallpaper with a chinoiserie design on a dark ground.

Place of Origin

England (manufactured)

Date

late 19th century or early 20th century (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Colour machine print

Dimensions

Height: 57.5 cm, Width: 50 cm

Object history note

Given by Mr Henry Butler.

Descriptive line

Portion of wallpaper with a chinoiserie design on a dark ground; 1875-1925.

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.

Materials

Paper

Techniques

Colour machine print

Subjects depicted

Chinoiserie; Parasols; Branches; People; Bird; Fishing; Reeds (plants); Blossom

Categories

Wall coverings; Prints

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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