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2001.281.369A-I (RS183416)

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. Roller-printed in brown, grey, red-orange, blue, white and black on ungrounded paper.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1855-1860
Inscriptions
"Return to G.P. Sanborn / Lawrence" (handwritten)
"Fowler / [illegible]" (handwritten)
"A967PPW" (stamped)
"3rd dining room paper" (handwritten)
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
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.
Accession Number
2001.281.369A-I
Credit Line
Gift of Bernard Scott
GUSN
284168
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Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Machine Printed
Decor Motif
Seige of Sebastopol
Lord Raglan
Lord Palmerston
Period/Style
Scenery Figure
Form
unused
State
Original
Theme
Crimean War
Paper Type
Machine Made
Use
Sidewall/Fill

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