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2001.281.484A-J (RS192710)

Description

Wallpaper fragments from Salem, Massachusetts. Pattern depicts famous Parisian landmarks with interspersed shrubs. Roller-printed in green and two browns on light blue ground. Fragment A consists of several pieces taped together.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1840-1850
Inscriptions
"Stacey / Salem / Has been reproduced by D. S. W. / by K & W. Green book IV" (handwritten)
"G92" (handwritten)
Location of origin
France
Material
block printing (relief printing process)
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Building Component
Places
France
Salem (Essex county, Massachusetts)
Descriptive terms
block printing (relief printing process)
paper (fiber product)
scenic wallpapers
Wallpaper
wallpapers
People and organizations
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.
Dimensions
34 x 19 1/2 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.281.484A-J
Credit Line
Gift of Bernard Scott
GUSN
286633
Related Items
Title Reproduction Wallpaper Accession number 2001.281.869

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Block Printed
Decor Motif
Parisian Landmarks
Buildings
Period/Style
Scenery Figure
Form
wall fragment
State
Original
Paper Type
Machine Made
Use
Sidewall/Fill
Print Dimensions
Print dimensions: repeat height 17 1/2 (inches)

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