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1985.862 (RS201903)

Description

Unused, incomplete sample. Tile pattern with scenes depicting Paul Revere's ride and accompanying text "Hang a Lantern aloft/in the belfry arch/of the North Church/tower as a signal light. One if by land/Two if by sea/and one on the opposite shore will be." Prints in white on brown ground.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1940-1950
Location of origin
United States
Object type
Building Component
Places
United States
Descriptive terms
Wallpaper
wallpapers
People and organizations
Revere, Paul, 1735-1818
Dimensions
16 x 23 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1985.862
Credit Line
Gift of W. Newton Nelson
GUSN
179346

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Machine Printed
Decor Motif
Paul Revere
Boston
Cambridge
North Church
Form
Unused
State
Original
Theme
Patriotism, Revolutionary War, Paul Revere's Ride
Paper Type
Machine Made
Use
Sidewall/Fill

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