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1978.136 (RS181216)

Description

Fragment of Scenery figure wallpaper representing the Crimean War, specifically the Siege of Sebastopol (1854-1855), alternating with portrait medallions of Lord Raglan and Lord Palmerston. Printed in brown, grey, red-orange, blue, white and black on ungrounded paper.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1855-1860
Depicts scene from 1854-55
Location of origin
England
Associated Building
Original To Samuel Fowler House (Danversport, Mass.).
Material
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Building Component
Places
England (United Kingdom) [country]
Descriptive terms
paper (fiber product)
Wallpaper
wallpapers
Dimensions
5 3/4 x 6 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1978.136
Credit Line
Gift of Sheldon Kitchel
GUSN
283544
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Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Machine Printed
Decor Motif
Siege of Sebastopol
Period/Style
Scenery Figure
Form
Wall fragment
State
Original
Theme
Crimean War
Paper Type
Machine Made
Use
Sidewall/Fill

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