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2001.281.556 (RS192611)

Description

Fragment of Gothic Revival wallpaper from Laconia, New Hampshire. Repeating image of a gazebo or tower among foliage. Roller-printed in blue, brown, and white on an off-white ground.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1840-1850
Inscriptions
"1780 / Jewett House / Laconia, N.H." (handwritten)
"I think paper is / Am[?] made?" (handwritten)
Material
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Building Component
Places
Laconia (Belknap county, New Hampshire)
Descriptive terms
Gothic Revival
paper (fiber product)
Wallpaper
wallpapers
People and organizations
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.
Dimensions
37 3/4 x 23 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.281.556
Credit Line
Gift of Bernard Scott
GUSN
287974
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Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Machine Printed
Decor Motif
architecture
Gothic
foliage
Period/Style
Gothic Revival
Form
wall fragment
State
Original
Paper Type
Machine Made
Use
Sidewall/Fill
Print Dimensions
Print dimensions: repeat height 15 5/16 (inches)

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