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Wallpaper

  • Place of origin:

    United States (made)

  • Date:

    Late 19th or early 20th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    M. H. Birge & Sons Co. (manufacturer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Colour machine print, on paper

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Mr Henry Butler

  • Museum number:

    E.2774-1914

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level C, case DW, shelf 70

Physical description

Portion of wallpaper with an allover design of branches with green leaves and white blossom, on a pale ground; Colour machine print, on paper.

Place of Origin

United States (made)

Date

Late 19th or early 20th century (made)

Artist/maker

M. H. Birge & Sons Co. (manufacturer)

Materials and Techniques

Colour machine print, on paper

Marks and inscriptions

BERGE MADE IN U.S.A. 2200
Lettered running along left-hand border of design.

Object history note

Given by Mr Henry Butler.

Descriptive line

Portion of wallpaper with an allover design of branches with green leaves and white blossom, on a pale ground; Colour machine print, on paper; Produced by M. H. Birge & Sons Co.; United States; 1850-1950.

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

Blossom; Floral pattern; All-over patterns

Categories

Wall coverings; Prints

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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