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1964.9a (RS179483)

Description

Wallpaper fragment. A copper plate engraving of a sporting scene called "In Full Chase." This scene depicts riders on horseback with dogs on a fox hunt. Around the engraving is Gothic ornament imitates stucco, which has been stenciled and blockprinted. Printed in black, yellow and brown on a white ground.

Details

Maker
J. Seymour Pinxt (Manufacturer)
Date
1763-1768
paper creator: J. Seymour Pinxt (1702-1752) London, England
Location of origin
England
Associated Building
Moffatt-Ladd House (Portsmouth, N.H.) .
Material
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Building Component
Places
England (United Kingdom) [country]
Descriptive terms
paper (fiber product)
Wallpaper
wallpapers
Dimensions
12 3/4 x 19 1/4 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1964.9a
Credit Line
Museum Accession
GUSN
177951
Reference Notes
Wallpaper in New England, figs. 3.2 and 3-a, pgs. 46-48 Wallpapers in America, fig. 3-14, pg. 80-81
Related Items
Title Wallpaper Accession number 1964.9BC

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Block Printed
Decor Motif
hunting dogs
horses
riders
foliage and lunettes
Design Technique
Stenciled
Period/Style
Gothic Revival
Form
Wall Fragment
Paper Finish
Laid
Engraved
Pattern Name
In Full Chase
State
Original
Theme
foxhunt, sporting scene
Paper Type
Handmade
Use
Sidewall/Fill
Design Technique
Stenciled

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