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  • Object:

    Wallpaper

  • Place of origin:

    England (made)

  • Date:

    1966-67 (manufactured)

  • Artist/Maker:

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

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Colour print on paper

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Shand Kydd Ltd

  • Museum number:

    E.1779-1980

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, room 514a, case SH, shelf 17

Physical description

Specimen of 'Osaka' vinyl wallpaper; Colour print on paper.

Within a pattern book containing 151 specimens (E.1719-1869-1980), including different colourways, each with designer's name, name of pattern, serial number etc in letterpress on the back; a few sheets interleaved with photographs of the papers in contemporary settings.

Place of Origin

England (made)

Date

1966-67 (manufactured)

Artist/maker

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

Materials and Techniques

Colour print on paper

Marks and inscriptions

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

Dimensions

Height: 40 cm size of volume, Width: 50.5 cm size of volume

Object history note

Given by Shand Kydd Ltd.

Descriptive line

Specimen of 'Osaka' vinyl wallpaper; Design by William J. Odell; Colour print on paper; Within a pattern book containing 151 specimens (E.1719-1869-1980); Produced by Shand Kydd Ltd.; England; 1966-67.

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

Printing

Categories

Wall coverings; Prints

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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