Wallpaper

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1850-1860

GUSN

GUSN-178657

Description

Three fragments. Representation of a seaport town, Gallipoli, of European Turkey; armed men are marching; you see the water and the picturesque harbor and Turkish soldiers in boats. Two browns, red, white and cobalt blue on a sky blue ground.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
Wallpaper

Pattern

Gallipoli

Pattern No.

6996?

Associated Building

Bassett Place,

Additional Identification Number

778

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

England

Object Type

Building Component

Dimensions

21 1/4 x 9 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of William Hubbard

Accession Number

1965.143A-C

Reference Notes

"Old Time Wallpapers"; p. 70-1, fig. ix.

Date

1850-1860 (According to the scale in "Handbook of Old Pottery & Porcelain Marks"; Thorn, date is July 22, 1854.)

Places

England (United Kingdom) [country]

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Block Printed

Form

Wall Fragment

Ground Color

Lt. Blue

State

Original

Type

Machine Made

Use

Maritime, military, exoticism

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

boats
armed soldiers
harbor
architecture

Period/Style

Scenic