Wallpaper Pattern Book

1923-1924 (manufactured)
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Sample of wallpaper within a volume (E.2576 to 2889-1983).
A pattern-book of sanitary and ingrain papers, containing specimens (308, including different colourways, some torn), with floral, brick, tile and mosaic patterns, also some imitation wood grain, leathers etc., and some embossed papers. Full bound in canvas boards. Each stamped on the back with numbers, some inscribed in ink with orders etc. Colour machine prints, the majority from engraved rollers.


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Materials and Techniques
Bound volume with canvas boards containing colour machine printed and embossed wallpaper samples
Brief Description
Sample of wallpaper within a pattern-book containing 308 specimens (E.2576 to 2889-1983) of sanitary and ingrain papers, with floral, brick, tile and mosaic patterns, also some imitation wood grain, leathers etc., and some embossed papers. Full bound in canvas boards. Manufactured by Cole & Son (Wallpapers) Ltd. Great Britain. 1923-1924.
Physical Description
Sample of wallpaper within a volume (E.2576 to 2889-1983).

A pattern-book of sanitary and ingrain papers, containing specimens (308, including different colourways, some torn), with floral, brick, tile and mosaic patterns, also some imitation wood grain, leathers etc., and some embossed papers. Full bound in canvas boards. Each stamped on the back with numbers, some inscribed in ink with orders etc. Colour machine prints, the majority from engraved rollers.
Dimensions
  • Size of volume height: 39.5cm
  • Size of volume width: 46.8cm
Credit line
Given by Cole & Son (Wallpapers) Ltd.
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Accession Number
E.2640-1983

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