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Wallpaper frieze

  • Object:

    Wallpaper

  • Place of origin:

    England, Great Britain (made)

  • Date:

    1875 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Binyon, Brightwen (F.S.A., A.R.l.B.A.) (designer)
    Jeffrey (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, case DW, shelf 50

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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, Great Britain (made)

Date

1875 (made)

Artist/maker

Binyon, Brightwen (F.S.A., A.R.l.B.A.) (designer)
Jeffrey (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.
The full text of the entry is as follows:

'773
Portion of a frieze of swallows and dragonflies
Produced by Jeffrey & Co.
1875
Colour print from wood blocks
27.3 x 45.8 cm
E.1881-1934

The above 2 items, nos 772, 773, were given by the WM'
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.
The full text of the entry is as follows:

'1195
Frieze or dado of vertical stems of flowers and foliage, within borders of mouldings
Colour machine print
51.5 x 53.3 cm
Given by the WM
E.1846-1934'
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
The full text of the entry is as follows:
CRANE, Walter, R.W.S. (1845-1915).
Specimens (45) of wall-paper friezes. c. 1875-1910.
Colour prints from wood blocks. Various sizes E. 1846-1890--1934
Given by the Wall Paper Manufacturers, Ltd.

Materials

Paper

Techniques

Colour woodblock print

Subjects depicted

Dragonflies; Swallows

Categories

Prints; Wall coverings

Collection code

PDP

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