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Wallpapered Fireboard

2000.2223a (RS29093)

Description

Wallpapered fireboard with central scene of a sailboat and crew on rocky waters and ominous clouds. Oval scene is framed by leaves and scrolls. Printed in blues, greens, greys, red and white on a black ground.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1855-1865
Location of origin
France
Associated Building
Wiswall-Blackman House.
Object type
Temperature Control Device
Places
Possibly France
Descriptive terms
Fireboard
fireboards (fireplace equipment)
wallpapers
Dimensions
27 5/8 x 41 1/4 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
2000.2223a
Credit Line
Museum Accession
GUSN
176681
Related Items
Accession number 2000.2223b Relationship border

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Block Printed
Decor Motif
sailboat
flag
crew
ocean
Form
Fireboard
State
Original
Paper Type
Machine Made
Use
Sidewall/Fill

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