Wallpaper

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1875-1885

GUSN

GUSN-175811

Description

Unused wallpaper fragment. Scenes from Mother Goose nursery rhymes. Man in front of water wheel; woman with many children (Old Woman Who Lived In a Shoe); mounted wolf head (Little Red Riding Hood). Printed in yellow, red, green, two shades of brown on a grey ground.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
paper (fiber product)
Wallpaper

Associated Building

Rundlet-May House (Portsmouth, N.H.), 3rd Floor Room

Additional Identification Number

1566

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

England

Dimensions

4 7/8 x 9 3/8 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Ralph May

Accession Number

1971.2185

Places

England (United Kingdom) [country]

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Machine Printed

Form

Unused

Ground Color

Grey

State

Original

Type

Machine Made

Use

Sidewall/Fill

Use

Mother Goose

Paper Finish

Embossed

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

man in front of a wheel
wolf head mounted on a plaque (Little Red Riding Hood)
Old woman who lived in a shoe