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Wallpaper - The Formal Garden
  • The Formal Garden
    Crane, Walter R.W.S., born 1845 - died 1915
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The Formal Garden

  • Object:

    Wallpaper

  • Place of origin:

    England (made)

  • Date:

    1904 (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 the Wallpaper Manufacturers Ltd

  • Museum number:

    E.1840-1934

  • Gallery location:

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

Physical description

Portion of 'The Formal Garden' wallpaper, depicting a formal tree in a planter on a garden plinth, scrolling foliage and horizontal bands of poppies and white lilies, on a green ground; Colour woodblock print on paper.

Place of Origin

England (made)

Date

1904 (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: 83.8 cm Average size of E.1840-1934 and E.5100-5105-1919., Width: 57.2 cm Average size of E.1840-1934 and E.5100-5105-1919.

Object history note

Given by the Wallpaper Manufacturers Ltd.

Descriptive line

Portion of 'The Formal Garden' wallpaper, depicting a formal tree in a planter on a garden plinth, scrolling foliage and horizontal bands of poppies and white lilies, on a green ground; Designed by Walter Crane; Colour woodblock print on paper; Produced by Jeffrey & Co.; England; 1904.

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.
Spencer, I., Walter Crane, 1975.
Greysmith, Brenda. Wallpaper. London, 1976.
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

Floral motifs; Tree; Plinth; Scrolling foliage; Poppies; Lilies

Categories

Wall coverings; Prints

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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