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Wallpaper
  • Wallpaper
    Talbert, Bruce James, born 1838 - died 1881
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Wallpaper

  • Date:

    ca. 1875 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Talbert, Bruce James, born 1838 - died 1881 (designer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Paper embossed to simulate leather, on a gilt background

  • Museum number:

    E.526-1914

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level C, case DW, shelf 51

Physical description

Portion of wallpaper depicting trailing leaves, on a background with Greek key pattern; Paper embossed to simulate leather, on a gilt background.

Date

ca. 1875 (made)

Artist/maker

Talbert, Bruce James, born 1838 - died 1881 (designer)

Materials and Techniques

Paper embossed to simulate leather, on a gilt background

Dimensions

Height: 51.7 cm, Width: 51.2 cm

Descriptive line

Portion of wallpaper depicting trailing leaves, on a background with Greek key pattern; Paper embossed to simulate leather, on a gilt background; Designed by Bruce James Talbert; England; ca. 1875.

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.

Materials

Paper; Gilt

Techniques

Embossing

Subjects depicted

Key pattern; Foliation (pattern)

Categories

Wall coverings; Scotland

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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