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Folio (Shand Kydd Folio Vinyl Protected Handprints)

  • Object:

    Wallpaper

  • Place of origin:

    England (made)

  • Date:

    1964-65 (manufactured)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Odell, William J. (designer)
    Shand Kydd Ltd. (manufacturer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Screen print on paper

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Shand Kydd Ltd

  • Museum number:

    E.2881-1980

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level C, case DW, shelf 65, box B

Physical description

Miniature design specimen of 'Venado' vinyl wallpaper; Screen print on paper; Designer’s name, title, serial number etc in letterpress on the back.

Part of a selection of 17 miniature designs (E.2867-2883-1980) from the complete Shand Kydd Book of 33 designs in 90 colourways; bound in paper covers.

Place of Origin

England (made)

Date

1964-65 (manufactured)

Artist/maker

Odell, William J. (designer)
Shand Kydd Ltd. (manufacturer)

Materials and Techniques

Screen print on paper

Marks and inscriptions

Designer’s name, title, serial number etc in letterpress on the back.

Dimensions

Height: 19.5 cm size of volume, Width: 24.5 cm size of volume

Object history note

Given by Shand Kydd Ltd.

Historical context note

'Folio', a John Line brand name, was taken over by Shand Kydd when the 2 companies merged in 1958. Shand Kydd produced 3 'Folio' collections.

Descriptive line

Miniature design specimen of 'Venado' vinyl wallpaper; Design by William J. Odell; Screen print on paper; Part of a selection of 17 miniature designs (E.2867-2883-1980) from the complete Shand Kydd Book of 33 designs in 90 colourways; bound in paper covers; Produced by Shand Kydd Ltd.; England; 1964-65.

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

Screen print

Categories

Wall coverings; Prints

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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