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

  • Object:

    Wallpaper

  • Place of origin:

    England (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1878 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Talbert, Bruce James, born 1838 - died 1881 (designer)
    Jeffrey & Co. (manufacturer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Colour woodblock print, on paper

  • Credit Line:

    Given by the Wallpaper Manufacturers Ltd

  • Museum number:

    E.1882-1934

  • Gallery location:

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

Physical description

Portion of 'Clematis' wallpaper frieze, a running design of an undulating stem of clematis flowers; Colour woodblock print, on paper.

Place of Origin

England (made)

Date

ca. 1878 (made)

Artist/maker

Talbert, Bruce James, born 1838 - died 1881 (designer)
Jeffrey & Co. (manufacturer)

Materials and Techniques

Colour woodblock print, on paper

Dimensions

Height: 25.4 cm portion of frieze, Width: 45.7 cm portion of frieze

Object history note

Given by the Wallpaper Manufacturers Ltd.
International Exhibition, Paris, 1878 (catalogue, plate on p 30).

Descriptive line

Portion of 'Clematis' wallpaper frieze, a running design of an undulating stem of clematis flowers; Colour woodblock print, on paper; Designed by Bruce James Talbert; Produced by Jeffrey & Co.; England; ca. 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.
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

Materials

Paper

Techniques

Colour woodblock print

Subjects depicted

Undulating; Running ornament; Clematis

Categories

Wall coverings; Prints; Scotland

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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