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2001.281.345 (RS183388)

Description

Scenery figure wallpaper fragment from the Endicott House, Canton, Massachusetts. Scenes include a gothic cathedral with figures in nineteenth century dress, a large building flying the United States flag, a seaport with sailing and steam ships and a round fort (possibly Castle William on Governor's Island, NY) and a cityscape. Scenes are framed by columns and arches. Roller-printed in brown, dark red, two greens and two grays on unground paper. Fragment is affixed to paperboard.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1850-1870
Material
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Building Component
Descriptive terms
paper (fiber product)
scenic wallpapers
Wallpaper
wallpapers
People and organizations
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.
Dimensions
24 x 17 1/2 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.281.345
Credit Line
Gift of Bernard Scott
GUSN
284016
Related Items
Title Wallpaper Accession number 2001.281.346 Relationship 2001.281.345 and .346 are affixed to front and back of same piece of paperboard.

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Machine Printed
Decor Motif
city
flag
ships
fort
cathedral
flowers
arches
columns
Period/Style
Scenery Figure
Form
unused
State
Original
Paper Type
Machine Made
Use
Sidewall/Fill
Print Dimensions
Print dimensions: repeat height 18 1/8, print width 17 1/2 (inches)

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