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Leicester

  • Object:

    Wallpaper

  • Place of origin:

    England (printed)

  • Date:

    ca. 1955 (printed)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Morris, William, born 1834 - died 1896 (designer)
    Morris & Co. (publisher)
    Arthur Sanderson & Sons Ltd. (printer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Print on paper

  • Museum number:

    E.1404-1979

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level C, case MB2D, shelf DR106, box WM8

Physical description

Portion of 'Leicester' wallpaper, scrolling acanthus leaves with an underlay of smaller flowers and foliage (including carnations), with a dark ground; Print on paper.

Place of Origin

England (printed)

Date

ca. 1955 (printed)

Artist/maker

Morris, William, born 1834 - died 1896 (designer)
Morris & Co. (publisher)
Arthur Sanderson & Sons Ltd. (printer)

Materials and Techniques

Print on paper

Descriptive line

Portion of 'Leicester' wallpaper, scrolling acanthus leaves with an underlay of smaller flowers and foliage (including carnations), with a dark ground; Print on paper; Designed by William Morris; Produced by Morris & Co.; Reprinted by Arthur Sanderson & Sons Ltd.; England; ca. 1955.

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.

Production Note

This is paper is one of a number of reprints of Morris & Co. designs produced by Arthur Sanderson & Son Ltd. ca. 1955 (E.1401-1432-1979).

Materials

Paper

Techniques

Printing

Subjects depicted

Flowers; Carnations; Leaves (plant materials)

Categories

Wall coverings; Prints

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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