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Don Quixote

  • Object:


  • Place of origin:

    France (manufactured)
    Doddington Hall (paper hung)

  • Date:

    ca. 1830 (manufactured)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Dufour & Cie (manufacturer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Colour woodblock print, on paper

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Mr G. E. Jarvis

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level C, case DW, shelf 42

Physical description

'Don Quixote'; Portion of a scenic paper, showing a tree in full foliage; Colour print from wood blocks.

Place of Origin

France (manufactured)
Doddington Hall (paper hung)


ca. 1830 (manufactured)


Dufour & Cie (manufacturer)

Materials and Techniques

Colour woodblock print, on paper


Height: 89 cm portion, Width: 28.1 cm portion

Object history note

Given by Mr G. E. Jarvis.

Provenance: Doddington Hall, Lincolnshire, England.

Descriptive line

'Don Quixote'; Portion of a scenic paper, showing a tree in full foliage; Colour print from wood blocks; Possibly produced by Dufour et Leroy; Provenance: Doddington Hall, Lincolnshire; French; ca. 1830.

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, C. C. 'Old French Flock Papers', Country Life, vol 63, 625-627, fig 4.
Olligs, H. Tapeten. Ihre Geschichte bis zur Gegenwart. Brunswick, 1969-70. vol II, pp 251, 252, figs 506, 507.
McClelland, Nancy V. Historic Wallpapers from their Inception to the Introduction of Machinery. Philadelphia and London, 1924. p 299.




Colour woodblock print

Subjects depicted

Tree; Scenic wallpapers


Prints; Wall coverings


Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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