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1942.4732 (RS202358)

Description

Partial roll. Pillar and Arch design framing view of church spire, which same believe to be by Sir Christopher Wren, while others believe it is the Old North Church, Boston, MA. Printed in two browns and tan.

Details

Maker
Thomas Strahan, Inc. (Manufacturer)
Date
1906-1910
paper installed 1911
Location of origin
Chelsea, MA, United States
Associated Building
Original To Beauport (Gloucester, Mass.). Original to Beauport, Sleeper-McCann House (Gloucester, Mass.).
Material
wallpapers
Object type
Building Component
Places
Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)
Gloucester (Essex county, Massachusetts)
United States
Descriptive terms
Wallpaper
wallpapers
Dimensions
28 (W) (inches)
Accession Number
1942.4732
Credit Line
Gift of Constance McCann Betts, Helena Woolworth Guest and Frasier W. McCann
GUSN
177598
Reference Notes
"Wallpaper in New England," p. 270, fig. 79.3. Thomas Strahan Album of Colonial Reproductions 1938
Related Items
Title Wallpaper Accession number 1916.16 Relationship early reproduction, same pattern
Title Wallpaper Accession number 1919.350 Relationship early reproduction, same pattern

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Block Printed
Decor Motif
arch
column
collonnade
church spire
Corinthian capitals
Period/Style
Pillar and Arch
Form
Unused
Pattern Name
Paul Revere
Pattern No.
278
State
Repro
Theme
architecture, Classicism
Paper Type
Machine Made
Use
Sidewall/Fill
Print Dimensions
Print dimensions: repeat height 41 1/2, print width 21 1/8 (inches)

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