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Nursery Rhyme Wallpaper

2001.281.1184 (RS197908)

Description

Partial roll of sanitary wallpaper depicting nursery rhymes including "The Old Woman Who Lived in a Shoe." Engraved roller-print with oil colors on light tan ground.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1890-1930
Inscriptions
"BRITISH MADE / TRADE [CROWN IMAGE] MARK / RD NO" (printed)
Location of origin
England
Material
engravings (prints)
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Building Component
Places
England (United Kingdom) [country]
Descriptive terms
engravings (prints)
paper (fiber product)
sanitary papers (wallpaper)
Wallpaper
wallpapers
People and organizations
Stacey, Mr.
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.
Dimensions
22 (W) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.281.1184
Credit Line
Gift of Bernard Scott
GUSN
293434
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Title Nursery Rhyme Wallpaper Accession number 2001.281.382 Relationship Cut from roll 2001.281.1184.

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Engraved
Decor Motif
Nursery Rhymes
people
children
dogs
shoe
village
birds
toys
lambs
Period/Style
Sanitary
Nursery
Form
Unused
State
Original
Paper Type
Machine Made
Use
Sidewall/Fill
Print Dimensions
Print dimensions: repeat height 20 1/2, print width 20 1/2 (inches)

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