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Garden Craft

  • Object:

    Wallpaper

  • Place of origin:

    England (made)

  • Date:

    1908 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Benson, William Arthur Smith, born 1854 - died 1924 (designer)
    Jeffrey & Co. (manufacturer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Colour woodblock print, on paper

  • Museum number:

    CIRC.250-1964

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level D, case LP, shelf 3

Physical description

Portion of 'Garden Craft' wallpaper, a design of formal foliage in vases, on a dark ground; Colour print from wood blocks on paper.

Place of Origin

England (made)

Date

1908 (made)

Artist/maker

Benson, William Arthur Smith, born 1854 - died 1924 (designer)
Jeffrey & Co. (manufacturer)

Materials and Techniques

Colour woodblock print, on paper

Dimensions

Height: 57.2 cm portion, Width: 86.5 cm portion

Descriptive line

Portion of 'Garden Craft' wallpaper, a design of formal foliage in vases, on a dark ground; Designed by William Arthur Smith Benson; Colour print from wood blocks on paper; Printed by Jeffrey & Co. for Morris & Co.; England; 1908.

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.
Taken from Departmental Circulation Register 1964

Production Note

Printed by Jeffrey & Co. for Morris & Co.

Materials

Paper

Techniques

Colour woodblock print

Categories

Wall coverings

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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