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1924.657 (RS175914)

Description

Unused sample. Scene of domestic architecture with gothic, chinoisere and moorish elements. These structures are situated by a rocky stream with a bridge. There is a pogoda/gazebo. Printed in orange, green, brown, black, tan on a white satin ground.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1845-1855
Location of origin
France
Object type
Building Component
Places
France
Descriptive terms
Wallpaper
wallpapers
Dimensions
31 1/2 x 10 1/2 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1924.657
GUSN
178877
Reference Notes
Creamer: 533, 346
Related Items
Accession number 1995.71 Relationship reversed print of same pattern, different colors

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Block Printed
Decor Motif
Stream
houses
Period/Style
Scenic
Form
Unused
State
Original
Paper Type
Machine Made
Use
Sidewall/Fill

Comments

same wallpaper #

AvatarPosted by Ken Heaman on March 17, 2011
This wallpaper was originally used at 'Colborne Lodge' home of John Howard in High Park, City of Toronto, in different colours, mostly browns and bright blue and green water. It was reproduced years ago and may be reproduced again in the future.
Ken Heaman
Senior Curator,
Dundurn Castle
Hamilton, Canada