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2001.281.1171 (RS197915)

Description

Rolled fragment of wallpaper manufactured by Becker, Smith and Page, Inc. of Philadelphia. Paper has a landscape pattern of rolling hills with trees, shrubs and small houses printed over a speckled background pattern of black dots. Roller-printed in black, blues, greens, brown, yellow and white on ungrounded paper. Pattern number 240 and manufacturer's name printed in selvedge.

Details

Maker
Becker, Smith & Page (Manufacturer)
Date
1900-1910
Inscriptions
"BECKER SMITH & PAGE INC. PHILA / 240 / 3" (printed)
"Mrs. H. W. Bishop - Essex, Mass" (handwritten)
Location of origin
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Material
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Building Component
Places
Essex (Essex county, Massachusetts)
Philadelphia (Philadelphia county, Pennsylvania)
Descriptive terms
paper (fiber product)
scenic wallpapers
Wallpaper
wallpapers
People and organizations
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.
Dimensions
25 1/2 x 19 1/4 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.281.1171
Credit Line
Gift of Bernard Scott
GUSN
293372

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Machine Printed
Decor Motif
Landscape
Trees
Houses
Speckled pattern
Form
Unused
Pattern No.
240
State
Original
Paper Type
Machine Made
Use
Sidewall/Fill
Print Dimensions
Print dimensions: repeat height 15 1/2, print width 17 3/4 (inches)

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