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Almond Blossom and Swallow

Wallpaper
1878 (made)
Artist/Maker
Place Of Origin

Portion of wallpaper frieze 'Almond Blossom and Swallow', depicting swallows flying amidst branches of pink blossom, on a blue ground; Colour print from wood blocks, on paper.


object details
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Object Type
Materials and Techniques
Colour woodblock print, on paper
Brief Description
Portion of wallpaper frieze 'Almond Blossom and Swallow', depicting swallows flying amidst branches of pink blossom, on a blue ground; Designed by Walter Crane; Colour print from wood blocks, on paper; Produced by Jeffrey & Co.; England; 1878.
Physical Description
Portion of wallpaper frieze 'Almond Blossom and Swallow', depicting swallows flying amidst branches of pink blossom, on a blue ground; Colour print from wood blocks, on paper.
Dimensions
  • Height: 543mm
  • Width: 725mm
Pasted to old sheet 550 x 743 mm.
Credit line
Given by Mr Emslie John Horniman
Object history
Given by Mr Emslie John Horniman.

Made for use with the filling 'Almond Blossom and Wallflower' (E.641-1952).

This frieze was exhibited at the International Exhibition, Paris, 1878, together with the filling, where it was awarded a gold medal.
Subjects depicted
Associated Objects
Bibliographic References
  • 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.
  • 2044Katagami Style Exhibition catalogue, 2012
  • Victoria and Albert Museum, Department of Engraving, Illustration and Design, Accessions 1915, London: Printed under the Authority of His Majesty's Stationery Office, 1916.
Collection
Accession Number
E.4037-1915

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