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Wallpaper

  • Place of origin:

    England (made)

  • Date:

    1878 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Warner, Metford, born 1843 - died 1930 (designer)
    Weir, Harrison William, born 1824 - died 1906 (designer)
    Jeffrey & Co. (manufacturer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Colour woodblock print, on paper

  • Museum number:

    E.1940-1934

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level C, case MB2B, shelf DR49, box DW8

Physical description

Portion of wallpaper with a design of larch twigs, butterflies, birds etc; Colour woodblock print, on paper.

Place of Origin

England (made)

Date

1878 (made)

Artist/maker

Warner, Metford, born 1843 - died 1930 (designer)
Weir, Harrison William, born 1824 - died 1906 (designer)
Jeffrey & Co. (manufacturer)

Materials and Techniques

Colour woodblock print, on paper

Dimensions

Height: 68.5 cm, Width: 50.8 cm

Descriptive line

Portion of wallpaper with a design of larch twigs, butterflies, birds etc; Colour woodblock print, on paper; Designed by Metford Warner (the birds by Harrison Weir); Produced by Jeffrey & Co.; England; 1878.

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 & Albert Museum Department of Engraving, Illustration and Design & Department of Paintings Accessions 1934 London: Published under the Authority of the Board of Education, 1935

Production Note

For a study for the birds by Weir, see E.644-1952.

Materials

Paper

Techniques

Colour woodblock print

Subjects depicted

Birds; Butterflies; Twigs

Categories

Wall coverings; Prints

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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