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Image of Gallery in South Kensington
On display at V&A South Kensington
Request to view at the Prints & Drawings Study Room, level C , Case MB2B, Shelf DR59, Box DW1+2

Wallpaper

ca. 1878 (made)
Artist/Maker
Place Of Origin

Portion of wallpaper, adapted from the frieze 'Almond Blossom and Swallow', depicting branches of pale yellow blossom and buds on a pale ground; Colour print from wood blocks, on paper.


object details
Categories
Object Type
Materials and Techniques
Colour woodblock print, on paper
Brief Description
Portion of wallpaper, adapted from the frieze 'Almond Blossom and Swallow', depicting branches of pale yellow blossom and buds on a pale ground; Designed by Walter Crane; Colour print from wood blocks, on paper; Produced by Jeffrey & Co.; England; ca. 1878.
Physical Description
Portion of wallpaper, adapted from the frieze 'Almond Blossom and Swallow', depicting branches of pale yellow blossom and buds on a pale ground; Colour print from wood blocks, on paper.
Dimensions
  • Height: 466mm
  • Width: 535mm
Credit line
Given by Mr Emslie John Horniman
Object history
Given by Mr Emslie John Horniman.
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.
  • 2042Katagami 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.4021-1915

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record createdApril 14, 2009
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