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Wallpaper - Fig and Peacock
  • Fig and Peacock
    Crane, Walter R.W.S., born 1845 - died 1915
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Fig and Peacock

  • Object:

    Wallpaper

  • Place of origin:

    England (made)

  • Date:

    ca.1895 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Crane, Walter R.W.S., born 1845 - died 1915 (designer)
    Jeffrey & Co. (manufacturer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Colour woodblock print on paper

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Arthur Sanderson & Sons Ltd

  • Museum number:

    E.266-1949

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level C, case DW, shelf 53, box II

Physical description

Portion of 'Fig and Peacock' wallpaper, a design of peacocks amongst the foliage of fig trees, on a pale ground; Colour woodblock print on paper.

Place of Origin

England (made)

Date

ca.1895 (made)

Artist/maker

Crane, Walter R.W.S., born 1845 - died 1915 (designer)
Jeffrey & Co. (manufacturer)

Materials and Techniques

Colour woodblock print on paper

Dimensions

Height: 77.5 cm, Width: 50.8 cm

Object history note

Given by Arthur Sanderson & Sons Ltd.

Descriptive line

Portion of 'Fig and Peacock' wallpaper, a design of peacocks amongst the foliage of fig trees, on a pale ground; Designed by Walter Crane; Colour woodblock print on paper; Produced by Jeffrey & Co.; England; ca.1895.

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

Peacocks; Fig

Categories

Wall coverings; Prints

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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