Wallpaper

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1763-1768

GUSN

GUSN-177951

Description

Wallpaper fragment. A copper plate engraving of a sporting scene called "In Full Chase." This scene depicts riders on horseback with dogs on a fox hunt. Around the engraving is Gothic ornament imitates stucco, which has been stenciled and blockprinted. Printed in black, yellow and brown on a white ground.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
paper (fiber product)
Wallpaper

Pattern

In Full Chase

Associated Building

Moffatt-Ladd House (Portsmouth, N.H.) ,

Additional Identification Number

739

Maker

J. Seymour Pinxt (Manufacturer)

Location of Origin

England

Dimensions

12 3/4 x 19 1/4 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Museum Accession

Accession Number

1964.9a

Reference Notes

Wallpaper in New England, figs. 3.2 and 3-a, pgs. 46-48 Wallpapers in America, fig. 3-14, pg. 80-81

Date

1763-1768 (paper creator: J. Seymour Pinxt (1702-1752) London, England)

Places

England (United Kingdom) [country]

Related Items

Title Wallpaper Accession Number 1964.9BC

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Block Printed

Design Technique

Stenciled

Form

Wall Fragment

Ground Color

White

State

Original

Type

Handmade

Use

Sidewall/Fill

Use

foxhunt, sporting scene

Paper Finish

Laid
Engraved

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

hunting dogs
horses
riders
foliage and lunettes

Period/Style

Gothic Revival