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Wallpaper - Rosamund
  • Rosamund
    Crane, Walter R.W.S., born 1845 - died 1915
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Rosamund

  • Object:

    Wallpaper

  • Place of origin:

    England (made)

  • Date:

    1908 (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 Wall Paper Manufacturers, Ltd.

  • Museum number:

    E.1847-1934

  • Gallery location:

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

Physical description

Portion of a frieze for use with the 'Rosamund' wallpaper, red roses with thorned stems on a pale ground, with border bands of stylised roses and scrolling foliage on a dark-red ground covered with pale dots; Colour woodblock print on paper.

Place of Origin

England (made)

Date

1908 (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: 53.3 cm, Width: 51.5 cm

Object history note

This wallpaper frieze was intended for use with the 'Rosamund ' wallpaper (E.2312,2313-1932).

Descriptive line

Portion of a frieze for use with the 'Rosamund' wallpaper, red roses with thorned stems on a pale ground, with border bands of stylised roses and scrolling foliage on a dark-red ground covered with pale dots; Designed by Walter Crane; Colour woodblock print on paper; Produced by Jeffrey & Co.; England; 1908.

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

Roses (flowers)

Categories

Wall coverings; Prints; Interiors

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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