Wallpaper

ca. 1868 (made)
We don’t have an image of this object online yet. V&A Images may have a photograph that we can’t show online, but it may be possible to supply one to you. Email us at vaimages@vam.ac.uk for guidance about fees and timescales, quoting the accession number: 1106B-1868
Find out about our images

Image of Gallery in South Kensington
On display at V&A South Kensington
Prints & Drawings Study Room, level C
Artist/Maker

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.


object details
Categories
Object Type
Materials and Techniques
Colour woodblock print, on paper
Brief 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; Designed by Kingman (probably George Kingman); Manufactured by Corbière Son & Brindle; ca. 1868.
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.
Credit line
Corbière Son & Brindle
Object history
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.'
Production
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.'
Subjects depicted
Associated Objects
Bibliographic Reference
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.
Collection
Accession Number
1106B-1868

About this object record

Explore the Collections contains over a million catalogue records, and over half a million images. It is a working database that includes information compiled over the life of the museum. Some of our records may contain offensive and discriminatory language, or reflect outdated ideas, practice and analysis. We are committed to addressing these issues, and to review and update our records accordingly.

You can write to us to suggest improvements to the record.

Suggest Feedback

record createdJune 30, 2009
Record URL