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Wallpaper - Cibber

Cibber

  • Object:

    Wallpaper

  • Place of origin:

    England (made)

  • Date:

    1901 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    C. F. A. Voysey, born 1857 - died 1941 (designer)
    Essex & Co. (manufacturer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Machine print, in yellow, on paper

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Courtaulds Ltd

  • Museum number:

    E.310-1974

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level C, case MB2B, shelf DR86, box DW8A

Physical description

Portion of 'Cibber' wallpaper; Machine print, in yellow, on paper; Signed and dated in ink on the mount C. F. A. Voysey 1901, inscribed with title, numbered 6 and inscribed with pencil notes.

Place of Origin

England (made)

Date

1901 (made)

Artist/maker

C. F. A. Voysey, born 1857 - died 1941 (designer)
Essex & Co. (manufacturer)

Materials and Techniques

Machine print, in yellow, on paper

Marks and inscriptions

Signed and dated in ink on the mount C. F. A. Voysey 1901, inscribed with title, numbered 6 and inscribed with pencil notes.

Dimensions

Height: 67.7 cm portion, Width: 52.8 cm portion

Object history note

Given by Courtaulds Ltd

Descriptive line

Portion of 'Cibber' wallpaper; Machine print, in yellow, on paper; Signed and dated in ink on the mount, inscribed with title, numbered '6' and inscribed with pencil notes; Designed by C. F. A. Voysey; Probably produced by Essex & Co.; England; 1901.

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

This pattern, printed in blue, red, pink, green and yellow, on a different paper, appears in Essex & Co.'s pattern book for the year 1897 (E.6339-1910)

Materials

Paper

Techniques

Machine print

Categories

Wall coverings; Prints

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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