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Wallpaper

  • Place of origin:

    England (manufactured)

  • Date:

    Third quarter of 19th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Colour machine print

  • Credit Line:

    Given by John B. Fowler

  • Museum number:

    E.2274-1966

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level C, case DW, shelf 45 []

Physical description

Two portions of a pictorial paper showing sections of a scene with figures in a pseudo-Chinese setting.

Place of Origin

England (manufactured)

Date

Third quarter of 19th century (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Colour machine print

Dimensions

Height: 59.5 cm first portion, Width: 45 cm first portion, Height: 45.8 cm second portion, Width: 33 cm second portion

Object history note

Given by John B. Fowler.

Descriptive line

Two portions of a pictorial paper showing sections of a scene with figures in a pseudo-Chinese setting; 1850-75.

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 Prints and Drawings and Department of Paintings Accessions 1966 pub. HMSO 1967

Materials

Paper

Techniques

Colour machine print

Subjects depicted

Parasol; Robes; Bamboo; Men; Women; Trees; Flowers (plants)

Categories

Interiors; Wall coverings

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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