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Wallpaper

  • Place of origin:

    England (made)

  • Date:

    1845-52 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Jeffrey & Co. (supplier)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Book containing cuttings of wallpapers and other materials, colour prints from wood blocks, flock etc

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Mrs F. E. Warner

  • Museum number:

    E.432A-1943

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level D, case 94, shelf J, box 30A

Physical description

One of three pattern books, that together contain 932 specimens of wallpapers, borders, corner-pieces etc; Inscribed in ink throughout with titles and notes; Dated in ink at the beginning of each annual section 1845-1852; Colour prints from wood blocks, flock etc.

Place of Origin

England (made)

Date

1845-52 (made)

Artist/maker

Jeffrey & Co. (supplier)

Materials and Techniques

Book containing cuttings of wallpapers and other materials, colour prints from wood blocks, flock etc

Marks and inscriptions

1845-1852
Dated in ink at the beginning of each annual section.

Dimensions

Height: 57 cm approximate size of each volume, Width: 50 cm approximate size of each volume

Object history note

Probably a record book of the firm later known as Jeffrey & Co.
Given by Mrs F. E. Warner.

Descriptive line

One of three pattern books, that together contain 932 specimens of wallpapers, borders, corner-pieces etc; Inscribed in ink throughout with titles and notes; Colour prints from wood blocks, flock etc; Probably a record book of the firm later known as Jeffrey & Co.; England; 1845-1852.

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 Engraving, Illustration and Design and Department of Paintings, Accessions 1943, London: HMSO, 1956.

Production Note

Probably a record book of the firm later known as Jeffrey & Co.
Dated in ink at the beginning of each annual section 1845-1852.

Materials

Paper

Techniques

Bookbinding

Categories

Wall coverings; Pattern books

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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