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1911.104 (RS180993)

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 1854-1855
Inscriptions
"d.o.g" (acronym for "deed of gift")
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
People and organizations
Raglan, FitzRoy James Henry Somerset, Baron, 1788-1855
Dimensions
5 7/8 x 11 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1911.104
Credit Line
Gift of Sarah Putnam Fowler
GUSN
283689
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Wallpaper Details

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

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