The Syracuse

Wallpaper
1902-1903 (made)
Image of Gallery in South Kensington
On display at V&A South Kensington
Prints & Drawings Study Room, level C
Artist/Maker
Place Of Origin

Portion of 'The Syracuse' wallpaper, a design featuring birds and trefoils; Colour woodblock print, on paper.


object details
Categories
Object Type
Materials and Techniques
Colour woodblock print, on paper
Brief Description
Portion of 'The Syracuse' wallpaper, a design featuring birds and trefoils, colour woodblock print, probably designed by C. F. A. Voysey and produced by Essex & Co., England, 1902-1903.
Physical Description
Portion of 'The Syracuse' wallpaper, a design featuring birds and trefoils; Colour woodblock print, on paper.
Dimensions
  • Portion height: 58.5cm
  • Portion width: 55.7cm
Credit line
Given by Miss Mary Peerless
Object history
Given by Miss Mary Peerless.
Subjects depicted
Bibliographic References
  • 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 1967 . London: HMSO, 1968.
Collection
Accession Number
E.470-1967

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record createdJune 30, 2009
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