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Wallpaper

  • Date:

    ca. 1868 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Kingman, George (designer)
    Corbière Son & Brindle (manufacturer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Colour woodblock print, on paper

  • Credit Line:

    Corbière Son & Brindle

  • Museum number:

    1106B-1868

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level C, case DW, shelf 37

Physical description

One of five portions of wallpaper with designs of stylized flower-and-leaf motifs within trellises, and heptagonal and triangular shapes; Colour woodblock print, on paper.

Date

ca. 1868 (made)

Artist/maker

Kingman, George (designer)
Corbière Son & Brindle (manufacturer)

Materials and Techniques

Colour woodblock print, on paper

Object history note

Given by Corbière Son & Brindle.

Wallpapers: a history and illustrated catalogue of the collection of the Victoria and Albert Museum gives only the designer's surname 'Kingman', but suggests that it is 'Probably the same as George Kingman (worked second half of 19th century), a volume of whose designs for carpets is E.544-1956. Kingman attended the R.C.A. Schools.'

Descriptive line

One of five portions of wallpaper with designs of stylized flower-and-leaf motifs within trellises, and heptagonal and triangular shapes; Colour woodblock print, on paper; Designed by Kingman (probably George Kingman); Manufactured by Corbière Son & Brindle; ca. 1868.

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

Wallpapers: a history and illustrated catalogue of the collection of the Victoria and Albert Museum gives only the designer's surname 'Kingman', but suggests that it is 'Probably the same as George Kingman (worked second half of 19th century), a volume of whose designs for carpets is E.544-1956. Kingman attended the R.C.A. Schools.'

Materials

Paper

Subjects depicted

Floral motifs; Trellis; Triangles

Categories

Wall coverings; Prints

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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