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1964.297 (RS182841)

Description

Fragment. Gothic architectural elements in grisaille framing alternating vignettes of Northern Europe drinking (tavern) scene and train station or possibly English subway system. Printed in two shades of green, three greys, brown on grey ground.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1840-1850
Location of origin
France
Object type
Building Component
Places
France
Descriptive terms
Wallpaper
wallpapers
Dimensions
22 3/4 x 16 1/8 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1964.297
Credit Line
Gift of Christopher P. Monkhouse
GUSN
179242
Reference Notes
Wallpaper in New England, p. 169, fig. 40.1
Related Items
Accession number 1969.297B Relationship flocked border
Accession number 1978.131 Relationship same train station except reversed on Fowler House paper

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Block Printed
Decor Motif
Gothic arches
niches
statues
tavern
drinking
train station
louvered shutters
Period/Style
Gothic
Form
Wall Fragment
State
Original
Theme
drinking, leisure, travel, transportation
Paper Type
Machine Made
Use
Sidewall/Fill
Print Dimensions
Print dimensions: repeat height 21 1/8 (inches)

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