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1971.2185 (RS179467)

Description

Unused wallpaper fragment. Scenes from Mother Goose nursery rhymes. Man in front of water wheel; woman with many children (Old Woman Who Lived In a Shoe); mounted wolf head (Little Red Riding Hood). Printed in yellow, red, green, two shades of brown on a grey ground.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1875-1885
Location of origin
England
Associated Building
Rundlet-May House (Portsmouth, N.H.), 3rd Floor Room. Original to Rundlet-May House (Portsmouth, N.H.).
Material
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Building Component
Places
England (United Kingdom) [country]
Descriptive terms
paper (fiber product)
Wallpaper
wallpapers
Dimensions
4 7/8 x 9 3/8 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1971.2185
Credit Line
Gift of Ralph May
GUSN
175811

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Machine Printed
Decor Motif
man in front of a wheel
wolf head mounted on a plaque (Little Red Riding Hood)
Old woman who lived in a shoe
Form
Unused
Paper Finish
Embossed
State
Original
Theme
Mother Goose
Paper Type
Machine Made
Use
Sidewall/Fill

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