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2000.530 (RS195399)

Description

Unused sample. Pattern featuring Currier & Ives subjects. The four scenes pictures are: Nathaniel Currier and his wife in their sleigh; the first train of the New York Central Railroad; "Preparing for the Market"; and "Steamboat Race on the Mississippi". Printed in red, two greens, yellow, blue, black on an off-white ground.

Details

Maker
United Wallpapers, Inc. (Manufacturer)
Date
1935-1960
1937- date of sample book (1996.61) (1937)
Location of origin
United States
Associated Building
Sampson Gifford House (Duxbury, Mass.).
Object type
Building Component
Places
United States
Descriptive terms
Wallpaper
wallpapers
Dimensions
16 3/4 x 14 5/8 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
2000.530
Credit Line
Gift of Rosamond Gifford
GUSN
177466
Reference Notes
"Walls by Hickey," sample book volume II, 1937, pg. 57 (1996.61)
Related Items
Accession number 1996.61 Relationship sample book - sidewall 921

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Engraved
Decor Motif
train
horse-drawn sleigh
steamboats
farm
horses
chickens
Form
Unused
Pattern No.
2459
State
Original
Theme
Currier and Ives
Paper Type
Machine Made
Use
Sidewall/Fill

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