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1938.397 (RS174612)

Description

Cut sample of scenic paper. Blue ground with scene printed in blue, green, two browns, red, purple, tan, yellow/ochre. Top left scene shows "Travelers Rest" sign on country house, two men at table being served ale by a peasant woman. Bottom scene shows a couple dancing to a fiddler's tune, house with sign "Goodale Sold Here." Half drop repeat?

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1870-1890
Inscriptions
"Gift of Miss Mary Frye"
(Handwritten on reverse)
Location of origin
England
Object type
Building Component
Places
England (United Kingdom) [country]
Descriptive terms
Wallpaper
wallpapers
Dimensions
20 3/8 x 21 11/16 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1938.397
GUSN
178517
Related Items
Title Wallpaper Accession number 2001.281.104 Relationship Same paper, same original owner.
Title Wallpaper Accession number 2001.281.105

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Machine Printed
Decor Motif
rural life
celebration
dance
drinking
landscape
houses
Period/Style
Scenery Figure
Form
Unused
State
Original
Theme
Pastoral
Paper Type
Machine Made
Use
Sidewall/Fill
Print Dimensions
Print dimensions: print width 21 (inches)

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