Wallpaper

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1780-1790

GUSN

GUSN-13082

Description

Wallpaper sample.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
block printing (relief printing process)
paper (fiber product)
handmade
Covering, Wall
Wallpaper
Transfer Printed
Unidentified Paper
Wallpaper

Label

Label "Waiting for a Gallery" This fanciful wallpaper was found in a bedroom closet in the Tobias Lear House in Portsmouth, NH. In some areas the ground color has worn away to reveal that the pattern was printed on recycled paper-- proof sheets lift over from printing a book.

Associated Building

Original To Tobias Lear House,

Maker

Unknown

Credit Line

Gift of the Tobias Lear House

Accession Number

1992.184

Places

Portsmouth (Rockingham county, New Hampshire)
Massachusetts (United States)