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Wallpaper - '1951' Wallpapers Limited Editions
  • '1951' Wallpapers Limited Editions
    Minton, John, born 1917 - died 1957
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'1951' Wallpapers Limited Editions

  • Object:

    Wallpaper

  • Place of origin:

    England (made)

  • Date:

    1951 (manufactured)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Minton, John, born 1917 - died 1957 (designer)
    John Line & Sons Ltd. (manufacturer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Colour screen print on paper

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Shand Kydd Ltd

  • Museum number:

    E.1481-1980

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, room 514a, case SH, shelf 7

Physical description

Specimen of either 'Troy' or 'Tuscany' wallpaper; Colour screen print on paper.

Within '1951' Wallpapers Limited Editions, a pattern book, produced by John Line & Sons Ltd, containing 52 specimens, including different colourways; each with designer's name, name of pattern, serial number etc in letterpress on the back; with price-list and preface by Derek Patmore.

Place of Origin

England (made)

Date

1951 (manufactured)

Artist/maker

Minton, John, born 1917 - died 1957 (designer)
John Line & Sons Ltd. (manufacturer)

Materials and Techniques

Colour screen print on paper

Dimensions

Height: 49.5 cm size of volume, Width: 53 cm size of volume

Object history note

Given by Shand Kydd Ltd.

This pattern is reproduced in Design, no 36, 1951, pp 10-12, in relation to a discussion of the pattern book.

Descriptive line

Specimen of either 'Troy' or 'Tuscany' wallpaper; Designed by John Minton; Colour screen print, on paper; Within ''1951' Wallpapers Limited Editions' produced by John Line & Sons Ltd, a pattern book containing 52 specimens (E.1480-1531-1980), with price-list and preface by Derek Patmore; England 1951.

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 screen print

Categories

Wall coverings; Prints

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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