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Wallpaper

late 19th century (made)
Artist/Maker
Place Of Origin

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


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Object Type
Materials and Techniques
woodblock print, on paper
Brief Description
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.
Physical Description
Portion of wallpaper with a vertical design of sweet peas on a latticework ground; Woodblock print and colour stencil, on paper.
Dimensions
  • Fragment height: 69.9cm
  • Fragment width: 54cm
Credit line
Given by the Reverend H. Scholfield
Production
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.
Subjects depicted
Bibliographic Reference
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.
Collection
Accession Number
E.535-1956

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record createdJune 30, 2009
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