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Reproduction Wallpaper

2001.281.853 (RS196911)

Description

Partial roll of reproduction wallpaper in the "Robert Fulton" pattern (#23104) designed by Binnie B. Wilson for the Waterhouse Collection manufactured by The Warner Company, Chicago. The wallpaper has a large-scale scenic patter which commemorates the invention of the steamship by Robert Fulton. Large bridge spans frame various scenes of New York harbor and surrounding buildings including a church, brownstones, and a govenment building. The harbor scene has a paddlewheel steamship in front of other wind-powered vessels. Roller-printed in two blue-greens, blue, white, pink and two browns on a blue-gray ground.

Details

Maker
Warner Company (Manufacturer)
Wilson, Binnie B. (Designer)
Date
1950-1960
Location of origin
Chicago, Illinois, United States
Material
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Building Component
Places
Chicago (Cook county, Illinois)
Descriptive terms
paper (fiber product)
scenic wallpapers
Wallpaper
wallpapers
People and organizations
Fulton, Robert
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.
Dimensions
20 1/2 (W) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.281.853
Credit Line
Gift of Bernard Scott
GUSN
292930
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Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Machine Printed
Decor Motif
steamships
buildings
ships
Period/Style
Scenic
Form
Unused
Pattern Name
Robert Fulton
State
Repro
Paper Type
Machine Made
Use
Sidewall/Fill
Print Dimensions
Print dimensions: repeat height 22 1/8, repeat width 20 1/2, print width 20 1/2 (inches)

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