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Wallpaper
  • Wallpaper
    Spiers, Charlotte Horne, born 19 - died 1914
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Wallpaper

  • Place of origin:

    England (made)

  • Date:

    Late 19th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Spiers, Charlotte Horne, born 19 - died 1914 (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Watercolour and pencil, on paper

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Mr Walter L. Spiers, A.R.I.B.A.

  • Museum number:

    E.54-1917

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level C, case DW, shelf 60, box II

Physical description

Original design for a wallpaper border, featuring ivy, acanthus leaves and a cornucopia of yellow daisies and pink roses, on a pale ground; Paper squared in pencil; Watercolour and pencil, on paper.

Place of Origin

England (made)

Date

Late 19th century (made)

Artist/maker

Spiers, Charlotte Horne, born 19 - died 1914 (artist)

Materials and Techniques

Watercolour and pencil, on paper

Object history note

Given by Mr Walter L. Spiers, A.R.I.B.A.

Descriptive line

Original design for a wallpaper border, featuring ivy, acanthus leaves and a cornucopia of yellow daisies and pink roses, on a pale ground; Paper squared in pencil; Watercolour and pencil, on paper; By Charlotte Horne Spiers; England; Late 19th century.

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; Watercolour; Pencil

Techniques

Painting; Drawing

Subjects depicted

Cornucopia; Roses; Daisies; Ivy leaves

Categories

Wall coverings; Designs

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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