Wallpaper

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1898

GUSN

GUSN-175818

Description

Full roll of reproduction wallpaper made for the front hall of the Hamilton House, South Berwick Maine. Bouquet of flowers in an urn flanked by Corinthian columns draped with floral garlands. Printed in white, brown and black on a blue ground.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
wallpapers
paper (fiber product)
block printing (relief printing process)
Wallpaper

Associated Building

Original To Hamilton House (South Berwick, Me.), Front Hall

Additional Identification Number

633
1949.1098.2B

Maker

Gregory and Brown Co. (Manufacturer)

Location of Origin

United States

Dimensions

28 1/8 (W) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Elizabeth R. Vaughan

Accession Number

1949.1098.2A

Reference Notes

"Wallpaper in New England," p. 269, fig. 79.2. (illustration of paper in situ)

Date

1898 (year made)

Places

United States

Related Items

Title Wallpaper Accession Number 1917.142
Title Wallpaper Accession Number 1949.1098.1
Title Wallpaper Accession Number 1949.1098.2B

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Block Printed

Form

Roll

Ground Color

Lt. Blue

State

Repro

Type

Machine Made

Use

Sidewall/Fill

Use

architecture, classicism

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

column
arch
Corinthian capital
garland
urn
bouquet

Period/Style

Pillar and Arch