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Wallpaper - Wallpaper frieze
  • Wallpaper frieze
    Binyon, Brightwen F.S.A., A.R.l.B.A.
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Wallpaper frieze

  • Object:

    Wallpaper

  • Place of origin:

    England (made)

  • Date:

    1875 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Binyon, Brightwen F.S.A., A.R.l.B.A. (designer)
    Jeffrey & Co. (manufacturer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Colour woodblock print, on paper

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Wallpaper Manufacturers Ltd.

  • Museum number:

    E.1881-1934

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level C

Physical description

Portion of a wallpaper frieze of swallows and dragonflies, in shades of brown and gold; Colour print from wood blocks on paper.

Place of Origin

England (made)

Date

1875 (made)

Artist/maker

Binyon, Brightwen F.S.A., A.R.l.B.A. (designer)
Jeffrey & Co. (manufacturer)

Materials and Techniques

Colour woodblock print, on paper

Dimensions

Height: 27.3 cm portion, Width: 45.8 cm portion

Object history note

Given by Wallpaper Manufacturers Ltd.

Descriptive line

Portion of a wallpaper frieze of swallows and dragonflies, in shades of brown and gold; Designed by Brightwen Binyon; Colour print from wood blocks on paper; Produced by Jeffrey & Co.; England; 1875.

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, 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 & Albert Museum Department of Engraving, Illustration and Design & Department of Paintings Accessions 1934 London: Published under the Authority of the Board of Education, 1935

Materials

Paper

Techniques

Colour woodblock print

Subjects depicted

Dragonflies; Swallows

Categories

Wall coverings; Prints

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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