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Description

Panel from Zuber's "Vues D'Amerique Du Nord" or "Views of North America." Views of various sites of the United States: Bay of New York; Boston Harbor; Niagara Falls; the Natural Bridge in Virginia. This scene depicts spectators on foot and horseback observing the solidiers of West Point. Printed in greens, browns, yellows, pink, grey, black and blue.

Details

Maker
Zuber et Cie (Manufacturer)
Date
1920-1930
1834 - first edition 1880 - reissued
Location of origin
France
Object type
Building Component
Places
France
Descriptive terms
Wallpaper
wallpapers
Dimensions
63 x 31 3/8 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1996.76
Credit Line
Gift of Nancy Shaw
GUSN
179299
Reference Notes
"French Scenic Wallpaper 1795-1865," pg. 310-311, fig. 80

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Block Printed
Decor Motif
rolling hills
trees
figures on horseback
West Point
Period/Style
Scenery
Form
Unused
Pattern Name
Vues D'Amerique Du Nord
State
Original
Theme
United States of America, military
Paper Type
Machine Made
Use
Sidewall/Fill

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