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1971.158.1 (RS173066)

Description

Wallpaper fragments depicting pillar and arch with colonnaded exedra supporting a seated figure of Britannia. Printed in black and white on grey ground. Straight match.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1770-1790
Location of origin
England
Associated Building
Silas Deane House.
Material
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Building Component
Places
England (United Kingdom) [country]
Descriptive terms
paper (fiber product)
Wallpaper
wallpapers
Dimensions
8 1/2 x 15 3/8 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1971.158.1
Credit Line
Gift of Elmer D. Keith
GUSN
176807
Reference Notes
"Wallpaper in America," pg. 82, fig. 3-16. Also an article in "Antiques Magazine" in 1950s by Elmer Keith.
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Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Block Printed
Decor Motif
Corinthian columns
"Britannia
" urn
Period/Style
Neoclassical
Paper Finish
Laid
State
Original
Paper Type
Handmade
Print Dimensions
Print dimensions: print width Incomplete (inches)

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