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2000.2229A-D (RS201121)

Description

Wallpaper fragment, length 13 from the scenic wallpaper "Monuments of Paris." Features the most famous buildings of Paris in the background lined up by the Seine. This panel depicts Porte Saint-Denis in the background, the Seine in the middle and fishermen in the foreground. Another panel features the Palais Bourbon.

Details

Maker
Dufour, Joseph (Manufacturer)
Date
1812-1814
Inscriptions
"Knapp House/Walpole wallpaper fragments"
"wallpaper (original) scenic/ French -- early 19th cent./ from Walpole, N.H. (the Inn)/ like that on Knapp House." (Black ink on red and white paper label)
Location of origin
France
Associated Building
Original To Knapp House (Walpole, NH).
Material
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Building Component
Places
France
Descriptive terms
paper (fiber product)
scenic wallpapers
Wallpaper
Dimensions
65 1/2 x 40 3/4 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
2000.2229A-D
Credit Line
Museum Accession
GUSN
284254
Related Items
Title Wallpaper Accession number 1969.227 Relationship Monuments of Paris. Also from the Knapp House, Walpole, MA.

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Block Printed
Decor Motif
Porte Saint-Denis
Seine
fishermen
Palais Bourbon
Period/Style
Scenic
Form
Wall Fragment
Pattern Name
Monuments of Paris
State
Original
Theme
Paris
Paper Type
Handmade
Use
Sidewall/Fill

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