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Newpaper printed on wallpaper

2001.281.618 (RS194357)

Description

A page of the "The Stars and Stripes" newspaper, Thibodaux, Louisiana dated February 21, 1863, printed on wallpaper. Wallpaper pattern is a Renaissance Revival roller-printed floral pattern in powdery white and blue pigment on gray ground.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1863
date of newspaper
Inscriptions
"THE STARS AND STRIPES. / THIBODAUX, LA., WEDNESDAY, FEB. 21, 1863." (Newspaper header followed by first two article titles.)
"The Stars and Stripes, / Is published in the City of Thibodaux, / La., by the proprietors, semi-occasionally. / Price - picaynee per copy, ALWAYS IN ADVANCE." (printed)
"HOW A MAN FEELS IN BATTLE."
"Written for the Stars and Stripes, / PRINCIPLE VERSUS POLICY, / or A WORD TO COPPERHEADS."
Material
newsprint
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Documentary Artifact
Places
United States
Descriptive terms
Newspaper
newspapers
newsprint
paper (fiber product)
Renaissance Revival
wallpapers
People and organizations
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.
Dimensions
11 x 16 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.281.618
Credit Line
Gift of Bernard Scott
GUSN
288887

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Machine Printed
Decor Motif
Flowers
Strapwork
Period/Style
Renaissance Revival
Form
Newspaper
State
Original
Paper Type
Machine Made
Use
Sidewall/Fill

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