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Apple

  • Object:

    Wallpaper

  • Place of origin:

    England (printed)

  • Date:

    1877 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Morris, William, born 1834 - died 1896 (designer)
    Morris & Co. (publisher)
    Jeffrey & Co. (printer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Print on paper

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Sydney Vacher

  • Museum number:

    E.2217-1913

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level C, case DW, shelf 78, box A

Physical description

Specimen of 'Apple' wallpaper, a repeating pattern of apples and two varieties and sizes of foliage, in two shades of blue, with brown dots on the apples, on a pale ground; Print on paper.

Place of Origin

England (printed)

Date

1877 (made)

Artist/maker

Morris, William, born 1834 - died 1896 (designer)
Morris & Co. (publisher)
Jeffrey & Co. (printer)

Materials and Techniques

Print on paper

Object history note

Given by Mr Sydney Vacher.

Descriptive line

Specimen of 'Apple' wallpaper, a repeating pattern of apples and two varieties and sizes of foliage, in two shades of blue, with brown dots on the apples, on a pale ground; Print on paper; Designed by William Morris; Published by Morris & Co.; Printed by Jeffrey & Co.; England; 1877.

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.
Victoria and Albert Museum, Department of Engraving, Illustration and Design, Accessions 1913, London: Printed for His Majesty's Stationery Office, 1914

Materials

Paper

Techniques

Printing

Subjects depicted

Foliation (pattern); Apples; Leaves (plant materials)

Categories

Wall coverings; Prints

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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