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1911.103 (RS180993)

Description

Fragment of Scenery figure wallpaper representing the Crimean War, specifically the Siege of Sebastopol (1854-1855), alternating with portrait medallions of Lord Raglan and Lord Palmerston. Printed in brown, grey, red-orange, blue, white and black on ungrounded paper.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1855-1860
Depicts scene from 1854-55.
Location of origin
England
Associated Building
Original To Fowler House Main House.
Material
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Building Component
Places
England (United Kingdom) [country]
Descriptive terms
paper (fiber product)
Wallpaper
wallpapers
People and organizations
Palmerston, Henry John Temple, Viscount, 1784-1865
Raglan, FitzRoy James Henry Somerset, Baron, 1788-1855
Dimensions
12 1/2 x 12 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1911.103
Credit Line
Gift of Sarah Putnam Fowler
GUSN
179070
Reference Notes
"Wallpaper in New England," pg. 187, fig. 46-B #3; pg. 190
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Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Machine Printed
Decor Motif
Siege of Sebastopol
Lord Raglan
Lord Palmerston
Period/Style
Scenery figure
Form
Wall Fragment
State
Original
Theme
Crimean War
Paper Type
Machine Made
Use
Sidewall/Fill

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