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1916.16 (RS202353)

Description

Partial roll. Pillar and Arch design. View through an arch and collonade of a church spire, which some believe is one by Sir Christopher Wren, while others believe it is the Old North Church, Boston, MA. Printed in two browns and tan.

Details

Maker
Thomas Strahan, Inc. (Manufacturer)
Date
1906-1910
1906-Paul Revere House restoration
Inscriptions
Paul Revere House (handwritten)
Gregory and Brown Co./ 6 Hamilton Place,/ Opposite / Park St. Church/ boston, Mass. (stamped)
The original of this paper with a/ darker background was found under/ many other layers
(Applied)
Location of origin
United States
Associated Building
Parlor.
Object type
Building Component
Places
United States
Descriptive terms
Wallpaper
wallpapers
People and organizations
Gregory & Brown Co.
Dimensions
21 1/2 (W) (inches)
Accession Number
1916.16
GUSN
179408
Reference Notes
For illustration see "Wallpaper in New England," pg. 270, fig. 79.3. Thomas Strahan Company Album of Colonial Reproductions 1938.
Related Items
Accession number 1919.35 Relationship duplicate, different donor
Title Wallpaper Accession number 1942.4732

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Block Printed
Decor Motif
arch
column
church spire
colonnade
Period/Style
Pillar and Arch
Form
Unused
Pattern Name
Paul Revere
Pattern No.
278
State
Repro
Theme
architecture, classicism
Paper Type
Machine Made
Use
Sidewall/Fill
Print Dimensions
Print dimensions: repeat height 41 1/2, print width 21 1/2 (inches)

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