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1919.350 (RS202351)

Description

Partial roll. Pillar and Arch design. View through an arch and colonnade of a church spire, which some believe is one 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 & Co. (Manufacturer)
Date
1906-1910
Paul Revere House restoration 1906
Inscriptions
278 (printed)
Paul Revere / Thomas Strahan / Dec. Co. (handwritten)
Location of origin
United States
Associated Building
Paul Revere House (Boston, Mass.), Parlor.
Object type
Building Component
Places
Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)
United States
Descriptive terms
Wallpaper
wallpapers
Dimensions
28 (W) (inches)
Accession Number
1919.350
Credit Line
Gift of Thomas Strahan & Co.
GUSN
177982
Reference Notes
"Wallpaper in New England," pg. 270, fig. 79.3. Thomas Strahan Company Album of Colonial Reproductions 1938
Related Items
Accession number 1916.16 Relationship duplicate, different donor
Accession number 1942.4732 Relationship same pattern from Beauport
Title Reproduction Wallpaper Accession number 2000.235
Title Wallpaper Accession number 1942.4732

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Block Printed
Decor Motif
arch
column
church spire
colonnade
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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