Wallpaper

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1906-1910

GUSN

GUSN-177982

Description

Partial roll. Pillar and Arch design. View through an arch and colonnade of a church spire, which some believe is one by Sir Christopher Wren, while others believe it is the Old North Church, Boston, MA. Printed in two browns and tan.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
Wallpaper

Inscription

278 (printed)
Paul Revere / Thomas Strahan / Dec. Co. (handwritten)

Pattern

Paul Revere

Pattern No.

278

Associated Building

Paul Revere House (Boston, Mass.), Parlor

Additional Identification Number

320

Related Items

Title Accession Number 1916.16
Title Accession Number 1942.4732
Title Reproduction Wallpaper Accession Number 2000.235
Title Wallpaper Accession Number 1942.4732

Maker

Thomas Strahan & Co. (Manufacturer)

Location of Origin

United States

Object Type

Building Component

Dimensions

28 (W) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Thomas Strahan & Co.

Accession Number

1919.350

Reference Notes

"Wallpaper in New England," pg. 270, fig. 79.3. Thomas Strahan Company Album of Colonial Reproductions 1938

Date

1906-1910 (Paul Revere House restoration 1906)

Places

Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)
United States

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Block Printed

Form

Unused

Ground Color

Brown

State

Repro

Type

Machine Made

Use

Sidewall/Fill

Use

architecture, Classicism

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

arch
column
church spire
colonnade

Period/Style

Pillar and Arch