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Wallpaper

Mid-19th century (made)
Artist/Maker
Place Of Origin

Specimen of wallpaper featuring heraldic motifs, after designs in the gothic manner by Pugin; Colour woodblock print, on paper.


object details
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Object Type
Materials and Techniques
Colour woodblock print, on paper
Brief Description
Specimen of wallpaper featuring heraldic motifs, after designs in the gothic manner by Pugin; Colour woodblock print, on paper; Designed for Captain Washington Hibbert; Supplied by J. G, Crace; England; Mid-19th century.
Physical Description
Specimen of wallpaper featuring heraldic motifs, after designs in the gothic manner by Pugin; Colour woodblock print, on paper.
Dimensions
  • Height: 81.3cm
  • Width: 52cm
Dimensions from: 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.
Style
Credit line
Given by Mr A. L. Cowtan in memory of his father, Arthur Barnard Cowtan, O.B.E.
Object history
Given by Mr A. L. Cowtan in memory of his father, Arthur Barnard Cowtan, O.B.E.

This is one of two pieces (E.108-109-1939) designed for Captain Washington Hibbert.
Production
This paper is one of thirty-four specimens of wallpaper (E.103-136-1939), including different colourways, made for J. G. Crace, for several decorative schemes; after designs in the gothic manner by Pugin, with heraldic motifs.

This is one of two pieces (E.108-109-1939) designed for Captain Washington Hibbert.
Subject depicted
Associated Objects
Bibliographic References
  • 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 & Department of Paintings, Accessions 1939, published under the Authority of the Ministry of Education, London, 1950
Collection
Accession Number
E.109-1939

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