Wallpaper

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1785-1790

GUSN

GUSN-178512

Description

Fragments of commemorative/allegorical Fourth of July paper. Grey ground with pattern of Britannia, man in tri-corn hat and Indian princess printed in black and white.

Details

Descriptive Terms

Wallpaper

Associated Building

Scotchford-Wheeler House,

Additional Identification Number

2863

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

United States

Dimensions

11 x 38 1/4 (HxW) (inches)

Accession Number

1985.32.1a

Reference Notes

Wallpaper in New England, pp. 61-62. Historic Wallpapers, N. McClelland, photo pg. 239. Lynn pg. 85 for reproduction.

Places

United States

Related Items

Title Accession Number 1985.32.2a-e

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Block Printed

Ground Color

Grey

Use

Sidewall/Fill

Use

Fourth of July, Revolutionary War, Declaration of Independence

Decor Motif

Pillar and Arch
Indian princess
Britannia

Period/Style

Pillar and Arch