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1917.158 (RS174428)

Description

Fragment of scenic figure paper. Pastoral scene of bridge in central plane; sheep in forefront; cattle and cattle herder on bridge; castle and steamboat in background. Printed in three browns, two greens, three greys, red, blue on light ground. Drop match.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1845-1860
Location of origin
France; United States
Associated Building
Bigelow House, Front Hall.
Object type
Building Component
Places
Possibly France
Possibly United States
Descriptive terms
Wallpaper
wallpapers
Dimensions
28 x 18 3/4 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1917.158
GUSN
178515
Reference Notes
Wallpaper in New England, pg. 190 text reference. Wallpaper in New England, pg. 160, same scene, item #1917.143.
Related Items
Accession number ?? Relationship Birge reproduction (SPNEA collection)
Title Wallpaper Accession number 1917.143
Title Wallpaper Accession number 2001.281.1061

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Block Printed
Decor Motif
Cattle
cattle herder
sheep
castle
steamboat
Period/Style
Scenery Figure
Form
Wall Fragment
State
Original
Paper Type
Machine Made
Print Dimensions
Print dimensions: repeat height 23 3/8, print width 18 5/8 (inches)

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