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2001.281.580 (RS195052)

Description

Fragment of scenic figured wallpaper from Newberry, Vermont. A boat with male passengers is pulled ashore by a single figure. The scene is framed by leaning trees, with an arched bridge and a cityscape in background. Block-printed in three browns, three greens, orange, blue, pink and lavender. Irisé ground in blue, lavender and aqua within scenery vignettes. Other areas appear to have a light gray or tan ground. "Champlain Approaching the City" or "Champlain Scenic."

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1845-1860
Inscriptions
"Mrs. Porter's - Newberry, Vt. / Note roses [or irise?] (handwritten)
Material
block printing (relief printing process)
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Building Component
Places
France
Descriptive terms
block printing (relief printing process)
paper (fiber product)
scenic wallpapers
Wallpaper
wallpapers
People and organizations
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.
Dimensions
28 x 18 1/8 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.281.580
Credit Line
Gift of Bernard Scott
GUSN
288344
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Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Block Printed
Decor Motif
City
Landscape
Men
Sailors
Roses
bridges
Design Technique
Irise
Period/Style
Scenery Figure
Form
wall fragment
State
Original
Paper Type
Machine Made
Use
Sidewall/Fill
Print Dimensions
Print dimensions: repeat height 20 3/4, print width 18 1/8 (inches)
Design Technique
Irise

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