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1971.141.2 (RS203980)

Description

Three fragments of the second layer of wallpaper removed from the attic ("room l") of the Shirley-Eustis House, Roxbury, Massachusetts. Copper engraved roller print with scenes from John Bunyan's "Pilgrim's Progress" including "Christian in the Slough of Despond," "Christian at the Gate," "Christian at the Cross," and "Christian rewarded." Printed in black on white ground. \n

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1880-1890
Associated Building
Original To Shirley-Eustis House (Roxbury, Mass.), Attic.
Material
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Building Components; Surface Elements
Places
Roxbury (Boston, Suffolk county, Massachusetts) [neighborhood]
Descriptive terms
Covering, Wall
paper (fiber product)
Wallpaper
wallpapers
Accession Number
1971.141.2
Credit Line
Museum Accession
GUSN
302575

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Engraved
Decor Motif
Christian
Figures
Biblical
Period/Style
Scenery Figure
Form
Wall fragment
State
Original
Paper Type
Machine Made
Use
Sidewall/Fill

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