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1948.741 (RS204954)

Description

Eight unused rolls. Scenery figure style paper. Vignettes show: men capturing a prisoner; a couple courting; men gambling; people arriving and leaving by coach; two men fencing. Vignettes are framed by scrolled foliage and flowers. Prints in pink, two reds, two greens, grey, two browns, two blues, and yellow on tan, ungrounded paper.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1890-1910
Location of origin
France
Associated Building
Barrett House (New Ipswich, N.H.). Used at Barrett House (New Ipswich, N.H.).
Object type
Building Component
Places
France
Descriptive terms
Wallpaper
wallpapers
People and organizations
Gregory & Brown Co.
Dimensions
roll x 19 5/8 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1948.741
Credit Line
Gift of Caroline Barr Wade
GUSN
179498
Reference Notes
Sanborn, "Old Time Wallpapers," plates IV and V.

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Machine Printed
Decor Motif
men
women
prisoner
gamblers
lovers
coach
scrolled foliage
flowers
Form
Unused
Pattern No.
40869
State
Original
Theme
18th-century life
Paper Type
Machine Made
Use
Sidewall/Fill
Print Dimensions
Print dimensions: repeat height 20 7/8, print width 18 1/2 (inches)

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