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Designs (on 2 sheets) for a wallpaper in the Houses of Parliament

Design Drawing
1848 (made)
Artist/Maker
Place of origin

Designs (on 2 sheets) for a wallpaper with motifs of a crowned portcullis and a crowned Tudor rose enclosed by an ogee framework and the initials V and R. In this version the ogee framework has become the stems of a rose, from which the Tudor rose grows, and is decorated with leaves.

Object details

Categories
Object type
TitleDesigns (on 2 sheets) for a wallpaper in the Houses of Parliament
Materials and techniques
Red, blue, black and yellow body colours on red paper.
Brief description
Design by Pugin
Physical description
Designs (on 2 sheets) for a wallpaper with motifs of a crowned portcullis and a crowned Tudor rose enclosed by an ogee framework and the initials V and R. In this version the ogee framework has become the stems of a rose, from which the Tudor rose grows, and is decorated with leaves.
Dimensions
  • Height: 585mm
  • Width: 533mm
Credit line
Given by J G Crace
Object history
Not in Pugin's hand.

D.623 to 1161-1908 are drawings and designs given by J G Crace.
Subjects depicted
Association
Associated object
Bibliographic references
  • Alexandra Wedgwood, A.W.N. Pugin and the Pugin Family , London; V&A, 1985, p. 222.
  • 181 Susan Doran, ed. Royal River. Power Pageantry& the Thames London, Greenwich Museum, 2012. ISBN: 978-1-85759-700-4.
Collection
Accession number
D.719-1908

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Record createdJune 30, 2009
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