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Description

The Pillar and Arch wallpaper on the walls of the central hall of the Hamilton House, South Berwick, Maine. The paper is an 1898 reproduction of the original commissioned by Emily Tyson and Elise Tyson [Vaughan]. Bouquet of flowers in an urn flanked by Corinthian columns draped with floral garlands. Block-printed in white, black and brown with brown stenciling on blue ground

Details

Maker
Gregory and Brown Co. (Manufacturer)
Date
1898
Location of origin
Boston, Massachusetts, United States
Associated Building
Original To Hamilton House (South Berwick, Me.).
Material
block printing (relief printing process)
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Building Component
Places
Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)
Descriptive terms
block printing (relief printing process)
paper (fiber product)
Wallpaper
wallpapers
Accession Number
1949.1098.1
Credit Line
Bequest of Elizabeth R. Vaughan
GUSN
294852
Related Items
Title Wallpaper Accession number 1949.1098.2 Relationship Unused roll of the wallpaper used to paper the hall of Hamilton House.
Title Wallpaper Accession number 1949.1098.2B

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Block Printed
Decor Motif
Bouquet
Urn
Corinthian Columns
Garlands
Design Technique
Stenciled
Period/Style
Pillar & Arch
Form
En situ
State
Original
Paper Type
Machine Made
Use
Sidewall/Fill
Design Technique
Stenciled

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