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2001.281.104 (RS182168)

Description

Wallpaper fragment. Scenery figure paper featuring two pastoral vignettes. In the first vignette, two men seated at an outdoor table smoking as a woman serves ale. A country house is in the background with the sign "Travelers Rest." In the second vignette, a couple dances to a fiddler's tune. A thatched cottage in the background displays the sign "Goodale Sold Here." The paper is roller-printed in three greens, three blues, gray, tan, brown, purple, white, orange and yellow on light blue ground.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1870-1890
Inscriptions
"1938.397 / Gift of Miss Mary Frye / Duplicate" (Dorothy Waterhouse note?)
"G 52" (circled) (handwritten)
Location of origin
England
Material
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Building Component
Places
England (United Kingdom) [country]
Descriptive terms
paper (fiber product)
scenic wallpapers
Wallpaper
wallpapers
People and organizations
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.
Dimensions
30 x 21 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.281.104
Credit Line
Gift of Bernard Scott
GUSN
273075
Related Items
Title Wallpaper Accession number 1938.397 Relationship Fragment of the same paper pattern from same donor, Miss Mary Frye.
Title Wallpaper Accession number 2001.281.105

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Machine Printed
Decor Motif
pastoral
dancing
drinking
landscape
houses
Period/Style
Scenery Figure
Form
unused
State
Original
Theme
Pastoral
Paper Type
Machine Made
Use
Sidewall/Fill
Print Dimensions
Print dimensions: repeat height 20 3/8\n , print width 21 (inches)

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