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1966.2138A (RS183233)

Description

Used wallpaper fragments. Large figured scenic paper. Two alternating scenes of a church ruin and an urn on columns are separated by Gothic arches. Prints in grey, black, white on yellow ground. Straight repeat.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1780-1785
Location of origin
England
Associated Building
Governor John Langdon House (Portsmouth, N.H.).
Object type
Building Component
Places
England (United Kingdom) [country]
Descriptive terms
Wallpaper
wallpapers
Dimensions
55 x 27 5/8 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1966.2138A
Credit Line
Bequest of Mrs. Woodbury Langdon
GUSN
179266
Reference Notes
"Wallpaper in New England," pg. 55; Fig. 6.2
Related Items
Relationship other paper and border found under eaves
Title Wallpaper Accession number 1966.2138B Relationship Border

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Block Printed
Decor Motif
Gothic arch
columns
church ruin
Form
Wall Fragment
Paper Finish
Laid
State
Original
Paper Type
Handmade
Use
Sidewall/Fill
Print Dimensions
Print dimensions: repeat height 42 5/8 (inches)

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