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1949.1098.2A (RS202329)

Description

Full roll of reproduction wallpaper made for the front hall of the Hamilton House, South Berwick Maine. Bouquet of flowers in an urn flanked by Corinthian columns draped with floral garlands. Printed in white, brown and black on a blue ground.

Details

Maker
Gregory and Brown Co. (Manufacturer)
Date
1898
year made
Location of origin
United States
Associated Building
Original To Hamilton House (South Berwick, Me.), Front Hall. Original to Hamilton House (South Berwick, Me.).
Material
block printing (relief printing process)
paper (fiber product)
wallpapers
Object type
Building Component
Places
United States
Descriptive terms
block printing (relief printing process)
paper (fiber product)
Wallpaper
wallpapers
Dimensions
28 1/8 (W) (inches)
Accession Number
1949.1098.2A
Credit Line
Bequest of Elizabeth R. Vaughan
GUSN
175818
Reference Notes
"Wallpaper in New England," p. 269, fig. 79.2. (illustration of paper in situ)
Related Items
Title Wallpaper Accession number 1917.142 Relationship Sampe wallpaper, donated by Mrs. Emily Tyson.
Title Wallpaper Accession number 1949.1098.1 Relationship Same wallpaper en situ at Hamilton House.
Title Wallpaper Accession number 1949.1098.2B

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Block Printed
Decor Motif
column
arch
Corinthian capital
garland
urn
bouquet
Period/Style
Pillar and Arch
Form
Roll
State
Repro
Theme
architecture, classicism
Paper Type
Machine Made
Use
Sidewall/Fill
Print Dimensions
Print dimensions: repeat height 42 1/4, print width 21 1/2 (inches)

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