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The Robin Hood

  • Object:

    Wallpaper

  • Place of origin:

    England (made)

  • Date:

    Late 19th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Silver, Arthur, born 1853 - died 1896 (designer)
    The Silver Studio (manufacturer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Colour woodblock print on paper

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Miss Mary Peerless

  • Museum number:

    E.498-1967

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level C, case MB2B, shelf DR84, box DW10

Physical description

Wallpaper frieze depicting trees, grasses and flowers alongside a stream.

Place of Origin

England (made)

Date

Late 19th century (made)

Artist/maker

Silver, Arthur, born 1853 - died 1896 (designer)
The Silver Studio (manufacturer)

Materials and Techniques

Colour woodblock print on paper

Dimensions

Height: 56.2 cm, Width: 59 cm

Descriptive line

Portion of 'The Robin Hood' wallpaper frieze, depicting trees, grasses and flowers alongside a stream. Colour woodblock print on paper. Probably designed by Arthur Silver and produced by the Silver Studio, London, late 19th century.

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 Prints and Drawings and Department of Paintings, Accessions 1967 . London: HMSO, 1968.

Materials

Paper

Techniques

Woodblock

Subjects depicted

Stream; Clouds; Trees; Flowers

Categories

Wall coverings; Prints

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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