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1985.32.1a (RS174614)

Description

Fragments of commemorative/allegorical Fourth of July paper. Grey ground with pattern of Britannia, man in tri-corn hat and Indian princess printed in black and white.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1785-1790
Location of origin
United States
Associated Building
Scotchford-Wheeler House.
Object type
Building Component
Places
United States
Descriptive terms
Wallpaper
Dimensions
11 x 38 1/4 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1985.32.1a
GUSN
178512
Reference Notes
Wallpaper in New England, pp. 61-62. Historic Wallpapers, N. McClelland, photo pg. 239. Lynn pg. 85 for reproduction.
Related Items
Accession number 1985.32.2a-e

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique
Block Printed
Decor Motif
Pillar and Arch
Indian princess
Britannia
Period/Style
Pillar and Arch
Theme
Fourth of July, Revolutionary War, Declaration of Independence
Use
Sidewall/Fill

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