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Joanna

  • Object:

    Wallpaper

  • Place of origin:

    England (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1957 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Risley, Christine (designer)
    Wallpaper Manufacturers Ltd. (printer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Screen print, black on yellow, on paper

  • Museum number:

    E.893-1978

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level C, case DW, shelf 104

Physical description

Portion of 'Joanna', a nursery wallpaper design featuring; dolls, a cat in a tree, a nesting bird, an elephant on wheels and a horse on wheels; Screen print, black on yellow, on paper.

Place of Origin

England (made)

Date

ca. 1957 (made)

Artist/maker

Risley, Christine (designer)
Wallpaper Manufacturers Ltd. (printer)

Materials and Techniques

Screen print, black on yellow, on paper

Dimensions

Height: 66.5 cm portion, Width: 55.2 cm portion

Descriptive line

Portion of 'Joanna', a nursery wallpaper design featuring; dolls, a cat in a tree, a nesting bird, an elephant on wheels and a horse on wheels; Screen print, black on yellow, on paper; Designed by Christine Risley; Produced by the Wallpaper Manufacturers Ltd. as one of their 'Palladio' range; England; ca. 1957.

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

Subjects depicted

Bird; Cat; Horse; Dolls; Elephant; Toys (recreational artifacts)

Categories

Wall coverings; Prints

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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