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1965.143A-C (RS175767)

Description

Three fragments. Representation of a seaport town, Gallipoli, of European Turkey; armed men are marching; you see the water and the picturesque harbor and Turkish soldiers in boats. Two browns, red, white and cobalt blue on a sky blue ground.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1850-1860
According to the scale in "Handbook of Old Pottery & Porcelain Marks"; Thorn, date is July 22, 1854.
Location of origin
England
Associated Building
Bassett Place.
Object type
Building Component
Places
England (United Kingdom) [country]
Descriptive terms
Wallpaper
wallpapers
Dimensions
21 1/4 x 9 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1965.143A-C
Credit Line
Gift of William Hubbard
GUSN
178657
Reference Notes
"Old Time Wallpapers"; p. 70-1, fig. ix.

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Block Printed
Decor Motif
boats
armed soldiers
harbor
architecture
Period/Style
Scenic
Form
Wall Fragment
Pattern Name
Gallipoli
Pattern No.
6996?
State
Original
Theme
Maritime, military, exoticism
Paper Type
Machine Made

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