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2001.281.1102 (RS196839)

Description

Rolled fragment of reproduction wallpaper titled "The Champlain" from Gorham, Maine. Reproduction of a French Scenery Figure wallpaper depicting a boat of men being pulled ashore by a single figure. The scene is framed by leaning trees, arched bridge, buildings and city in background. Roller-printed in two greens, three browns, cream, peach, three blues and lavender on a light cream ground. Produced by Thomas Strahan Company.

Details

Maker
Thomas Strahan Company (Manufacturer)
Date
1920-1930
Inscriptions
"T. S. Co.[Thistle logo] / 5595 / The Champlain" (printed)
"Champlain - Early [underlined] reproduction / (70 yrs.) / From Gorham Maine" (handwritten)
Location of origin
Chelsea, Massachusetts, United States
Material
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Building Component
Places
Chelsea (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)
Gorham (Cumberland county, Maine)
Descriptive terms
paper (fiber product)
scenic wallpapers
Wallpaper
wallpapers
People and organizations
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.
Dimensions
20 (W) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.281.1102
Credit Line
Gift of Bernard Scott
GUSN
292841
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Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Machine Printed
Decor Motif
Landscape
Boat
Men
Cityscape
Trees
Buildings
Period/Style
Scenery Figure
Form
Unused
Pattern Name
Champlain
Pattern No.
5595
State
Repro
Paper Type
Machine Made
Use
Sidewall/Fill
Print Dimensions
Print dimensions: repeat height 21 1/2, print width 18 1/2 (inches)

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