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2001.281.1177 (RS197917)

Description

Partial roll of Anglo-Japanese style wallpaper manufactured by W. N. Peak of Brooklyn, New York featuring vignettes of the Brooklyn Bridge, Niagara Falls, Coney Island and other New York landmarks interspersed with vignettes of vases. Accented with geometric patterns. Roller-printed metallic gold, yellow, pale blue, black, brown, maroon, dark olive, peach on olive ground. Pattern number 1044 and W. N. P. printed in selvedge.

Details

Maker
W.N. Peak (Manufacturer)
Date
1890-1900
Inscriptions
"1044 / W. N. P. [in box]" (printed)
Location of origin
Brooklyn, New York, United States
Material
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Building Component
Places
Brooklyn (New York City, New York state) [borough]
Descriptive terms
Anglo-Japanese
paper (fiber product)
Wallpaper
wallpapers
People and organizations
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.
Dimensions
19 5/8 (W) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.281.1177
Credit Line
Gift of Bernard Scott
GUSN
293381

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Machine Printed
Decor Motif
Brooklyn Bridge
Coney Island
Niagara Falls
Vases
Geometric Patterns
Owls
Period/Style
Anglo-Japanese
Form
Unused
Pattern No.
1044
State
Original
Paper Type
Machine Made
Use
Sidewall/Fill
Print Dimensions
Print dimensions: repeat height 15 5/8, print width 18 3/8 (inches)

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