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Wallpaper
  • Wallpaper
    Willement, Thomas, born 1786 - died 1871
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Wallpaper

  • Place of origin:

    England (made)
    Charlecote Park (paper hung)

  • Date:

    ca. 1832 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Willement, Thomas, born 1786 - died 1871 (designer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Woodblock print and flock, on paper

  • Credit Line:

    Given by the Hon. Mrs Brian Fairfax-Lucy

  • Museum number:

    E.23199-1957

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level C, case DW, shelf 61

Physical description

Portion of wallpaper with a design of formalized flowers, fruits and leaves; Woodblock print and flock, on paper.

Place of Origin

England (made)
Charlecote Park (paper hung)

Date

ca. 1832 (made)

Artist/maker

Willement, Thomas, born 1786 - died 1871 (designer)

Materials and Techniques

Woodblock print and flock, on paper

Dimensions

Height: 37.7 cm portion, Width: 53.3 cm portion

Object history note

Given by the Hon. Mrs Brian Fairfax-Lucy.
This paper is from a bedroom in the 19th-century wing of Charlecote. The decoration of the 19th-century wing is referred to by Christopher Hussey, Country Life (May 1952) pp 1330.

Descriptive line

Portion of wallpaper with a design of formalized flowers, fruits and leaves; Woodblock print and flock, on paper; Designed by Thomas Willement; Provenance: Charlecote Park, Warwickshire; England; ca. 1832.

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 paper is from a bedroom in the 19th-century wing of Charlecote. The decoration of the 19th-century wing is referred to by Christopher Hussey, Country Life (May 1952) pp 1330.

Materials

Paper; Flock

Techniques

Woodblock print; Flocking

Subjects depicted

Leaves (plant materials); Fruit; Flowers

Categories

Wall coverings; Prints

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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