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The Thibet

  • Object:

    Wallpaper

  • Place of origin:

    England (manufactured)

  • Date:

    1913 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Carpenter, Alfred C. (designer)
    Jeffrey & Co. (manufacturer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Colour woodblock print, on paper

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Jeffrey & Co.

  • Museum number:

    E.1777-1914

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level C, case MB2E, shelf DR110

Physical description

Portion of 'The Thibet' wallpaper, an all-over design of branches, foliage and birds; Colour print from wood blocks, on paper.

Place of Origin

England (manufactured)

Date

1913 (made)

Artist/maker

Carpenter, Alfred C. (designer)
Jeffrey & Co. (manufacturer)

Materials and Techniques

Colour woodblock print, on paper

Dimensions

Height: 102.5 cm portion, Width: 56.6 cm portion

Object history note

Given by Jeffrey & Co.

Descriptive line

Portion of 'The Thibet' wallpaper, an all-over design of branches, foliage and birds; Designed by Alfred C. Carpenter; Colour print from wood blocks, on paper; Produced by Jeffrey & Co.; England; 1913.

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

Paper

Techniques

Colour woodblock print

Subjects depicted

Leaves (plant materials); Blossom; Birds; Flowers; Branches

Categories

Wall coverings; Prints

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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