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Transparency of Wallpaper Pattern

2001.281.958 (RS195172)

Description

Transparency of the reproduction wallpaper pattern "General John Walker" produced by Surflex Roller Co. Ltd., Yorkshire, England for Waterhouse Wallhangings in 1981. Per correspondence, the transparency was sent to Bernard Scott of Waterhouse Wallhangings in February, 1981 for his approval before wallpaper rollers were engraved with the final design.

Details

Maker
Surflex Roller Co. Ltd. (Manufacturer)
Date
1981
Inscriptions
"Your design 'General John Walker' is drawn / and ready to laser at 20.944 ins. circumference or / 40 tooth and I enclose a small piece of film to check / interpretation. I understand that we should draw it / loosely and retain its character and I would welcome / your comments." (Excerpt from letter dated February 6, 1981 from Hedley S. Simm, Surflex Roller Co. Ltd. to Bernard Scott, Waterhouse Wallhangings, Wareham, Massachusetts.)
Material
film (material by form)
plastic (organic material)
Object type
Documentary Artifact
Places
Burlington (Middlesex county, Massachusetts)
Yorkshire (England, United Kingdom) [general region]
Descriptive terms
film (material by form)
plastic (organic material)
transparencies
Transparency, Slide
wallpapers
People and organizations
Scott, Bernard
Walker, John, Gen., 1762-
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.
Dimensions
9 x 6 1/2 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.281.958
Credit Line
Gift of Bernard Scott
GUSN
290794
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