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2001.281.1101A-F (RS196846)

Description

Six fragments of Scenery Figure wallpaper from Maine. Boat of men is pulled ashore by a single figure. Scene is framed by leaning trees, arched bridge and city in background. Block printed in three browns, two greens, orange, blue, pink and lavender. Irisé ground in blue, lavender and aqua within scenery vignettes, other areas have a gray ground. Pattern known as "Champlain Approaching the City" or "Champlain Scenic." Fragments have been affixed to paper.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1845-1865
Inscriptions
"Mr. Stacey / Salem / Champlain" (handwritten)
"Original [underlined] - Maine" (handwritten)
Location of origin
France
Material
block printing (relief printing process)
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Building Component
Places
France
Salem (Essex county, Massachusetts)
Descriptive terms
block printing (relief printing process)
paper (fiber product)
scenic wallpapers
Wallpaper
wallpapers
People and organizations
Stacey, Mr.
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.
Dimensions
26 x 20 3/4 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.281.1101A-F
Credit Line
Gift of Bernard Scott
GUSN
292840
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Title Wallpaper Accession number 2001.281.1102

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Machine Printed
Decor Motif
Landscape
Boat
Men
Trees
Bridge
Cityscape
Champlain
Period/Style
Scenery Figure
Form
Wall fragments
Pattern Name
Champlain
State
Original
Paper Type
Machine Made
Use
Sidewall/Fill

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