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The Owl

  • Object:

    Wallpaper

  • Place of origin:

    England (made)

  • Date:

    1897 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

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

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Colour woodblock print, on paper

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Morton Sundour Fabrics Ltd

  • Museum number:

    E.1902-1953

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level C, case MB2B, shelf DR76, box DW20

Physical description

Portion of 'The Owl' wallpaper; Colour woodblock print, on paper.

Place of Origin

England (made)

Date

1897 (made)

Artist/maker

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

Materials and Techniques

Colour woodblock print, on paper

Object history note

Given by Morton Sundour Fabrics Ltd.

Descriptive line

Portion of 'The Owl' wallpaper; Colour woodblock print, on paper; Designed by C.F.A Voysey; Produced by Essex & Co.; England; 1897.

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 1953 London: HMSO, 1963

Materials

Printing ink; Paper

Techniques

Colour woodblock print

Categories

Wall coverings; Prints

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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