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Wallpaper - Wallpaper frieze
  • Wallpaper frieze
    Crane, Walter R.W.S., born 1845 - died 1915
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Wallpaper frieze

  • Object:


  • Place of origin:

    England (made)

  • Date:

    c. 1875-1910 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Crane, Walter R.W.S., born 1845 - died 1915 (designer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Colour print from wood blocks, paper

  • Credit Line:

    Given by the Wall Paper Manufacturers, Ltd.

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level C, case DW, shelf 46

Physical description

Speciment of wallpaper frieze, designed to look like handling material. The pattern depicts fruit growing on vines with different ornamental borders above and below.

Place of Origin

England (made)


c. 1875-1910 (made)


Crane, Walter R.W.S., born 1845 - died 1915 (designer)

Materials and Techniques

Colour print from wood blocks, paper

Descriptive line

Wallpaper frieze, designed by Walter Crane R.W.S., made in England, c. 1875-1910.

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




Colour woodblock print

Subjects depicted

Fruit; Leaves


Prints; Wall coverings; Interiors


Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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