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Wallpaper

  • Place of origin:

    England (manufactured)
    Shepperton (paper hung)

  • Date:

    late 19th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    woodblock print, on paper

  • Credit Line:

    Given by the Reverend H. Scholfield

  • Museum number:

    E.535-1956

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level C, case DW, shelf 47

Physical description

Portion of wallpaper with a vertical design of sweet peas on a latticework ground; Woodblock print and colour stencil, on paper.

Place of Origin

England (manufactured)
Shepperton (paper hung)

Date

late 19th century (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

woodblock print, on paper

Dimensions

Height: 69.9 cm fragment, Width: 54 cm fragment

Descriptive line

Portion of wallpaper with a vertical design of sweet peas on a latticework ground; Woodblock print and colour stencil, on paper; Provenance: St Nicholas’ Rectory, Shepperton, Middlesex; English; Late 19th 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.

Production Note

Provenance: St Nicholas’ Rectory, Shepperton, Middlesex.

This paper was taken from above the fireplace in a front room on the first floor of the Rectory. The wallpapers and borders (V&A objects: E.523, 523A, B-1956 : E.524, 525-1956 : E.526, 526A-C-1956 : E.527, 528-1956 : E.529, 529A, 530, 530A-1956 : E.531-1956 : E.532-1956 : E.555-1956 : E.554-1956) were superimposed upon each other in this room.

Materials

Paper

Techniques

Woodblock print; Colour stencil

Subjects depicted

Latticework; Floral patterns; Flowers; Sweet peas

Categories

Wall coverings; Prints

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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