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CBS Sunday Morning visits wallpaper collection

May 18, 2013

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Historic New England's Haverhill Facility was buzzing with activity when wallpaper expert and Historic New England Curator Emeritus Richard Nylander was interviewed by CBS Sunday Morning for a story on wallpapers.

Richard's vast knowledge and Historic New England's extensive collection were both on display during the taping, where wallpaper samples from 1780s to 1960s were used to illustrate the story of the history of wallpaper use in America. Examples included flocked, scenic, commemorative, ceiling, novelty papers, and more.

Stay tuned for information on the episode's air date. In the meantime, explore Historic New England's wallpaper collection online.

UPDATE: The segment on wallpaper aired on May 19. Watch it here.


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CBS Sunday Morning visits wallpaper collection