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Textile or wallpaper design

  • Place of origin:

    Britain (made)

  • Date:

    early 20th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Paulson Townsend, William George, born 1868 - died 1941 (designer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Pencil, water-colour and gouache on paper

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Mr G. Paulson Townsend, son of the artist

  • Museum number:

    E.799-1959

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level D, case KK, shelf 2

Physical description

Design (on two sheets joined) for a textile or wallpaper showing dandelions, kingcups and other wild flowers on a rocky ground.

Place of Origin

Britain (made)

Date

early 20th century (made)

Artist/maker

Paulson Townsend, William George, born 1868 - died 1941 (designer)

Materials and Techniques

Pencil, water-colour and gouache on paper

Marks and inscriptions

Inscribed with colour notes etc.

Dimensions

Height: 55.9 cm, Width: 111.8 cm

Descriptive line

Design (on two sheets joined) for a printed textile or a wallpaper by William George Paulson Townsend, showing flowers on a rocky ground. Early 20th 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 1959 . London: HMSO, 1964.

Materials

Paper; Water-colour; Gouache; Pencil

Techniques

Drawing

Subjects depicted

Flowers; Dandelions

Categories

Wall coverings; Designs; Textiles

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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