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The Westminster Wall Papers

  • Object:

    Wallpaper

  • Place of origin:

    England (manufactured)

  • Date:

    1897 (manufactured)

  • Artist/Maker:

    C. F. A. Voysey, born 1857 - died 1941 (designer)
    Essex & Co. (manufacturer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    printed paper

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Mr E. F. Strange

  • Museum number:

    E.6339-1910

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level H, case 95, shelf C, box 19

Physical description

'The Westminster Wall Papers', bound pattern book with 169 specimens, including different colourways and photolithographs, many designed by C. F. A. Voysey, most stamped on the back with serial number etc.

Place of Origin

England (manufactured)

Date

1897 (manufactured)

Artist/maker

C. F. A. Voysey, born 1857 - died 1941 (designer)
Essex & Co. (manufacturer)

Materials and Techniques

printed paper

Marks and inscriptions

Most specimens are stamped on the back with serial number etc

Dimensions

Height: 31.2 cm size of volume, Width: 27.4 cm size of volume

Object history note

Given by Mr E. F. Strange.

Descriptive line

'The Westminster Wallpapers' catalogue for the London showrooms; Bound pattern book with 169 specimens, including different colourways and photolithographs, many designed by C. F. A. Voysey; Produced by Essex & Co.; England; 1897.

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

Printing ink

Techniques

Printing

Categories

Wall coverings

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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