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2001.281.148 (RS186073)

Description

Partial roll of Scenery Figure wallpaper. Boat of men is pulled ashore by a single figure. Scene is framed by leaning trees, arched bridge and city in background. Block-printed in three browns, three greens, orange and blue. Irisé ground in blues and pink within scenery vignettes, other areas appear to have a gray ground. "Champlain Approaching the City."

Details

Maker
Possibly
Date
1845-1860
Inscriptions
"Should be hung as a fine wall panel" (handwritten)
Location of origin
France
Material
block printing (relief printing process)
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Building Component
Places
France
Descriptive terms
block printing (relief printing process)
paper (fiber product)
scenic wallpapers
Wallpaper
wallpapers
People and organizations
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.
Dimensions
86 x 18 7/8 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.281.148
Credit Line
Gift of Bernard Scott
GUSN
273534
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Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Block Printed
Decor Motif
city
trees
boat
sailors
bridges
landscape
irise
Period/Style
Scenery Figure
Form
wall fragment
State
Original
Theme
Scenery Figure
Paper Type
Machine Made
Use
Sidewall/Fill
Print Dimensions
Print dimensions: repeat height 20 3/4, print width 18 7/8 (inches)

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