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Newspaper printed on wallpaper

2001.281.619 (RS194340)

Description

Front page, printed in French, and back page, printed in English, of "The Thibodaux Sentinel," Thibodaux, Louisiana dated December 13, 1862 printed on wallpaper. Wallpaper is printed with a Renaissance Revival pattern with central bouquet on a shelf surrounded by c-scrolls, strapwork and floral swags. Roller-printed in two grays, three greens, red, pink, two yellows and blue on ungrounded paper.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1862
date of newspaper
Location of origin
Thibodaux, Louisiana, United States
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
14 1/8 x 19 1/4 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.281.619
Credit Line
Gift of Bernard Scott
GUSN
288888

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Machine Printed
Decor Motif
Floral
Bouquet
C-scrolls
strapwork
Period/Style
Renaissance Revival
Form
Newpaper
State
Original
Paper Type
Machine Made
Use
Sidewall/Fill
Print Dimensions
Print dimensions: print width 18 3/8 (inches)

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