Wallpaper

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1840-1850

GUSN

GUSN-179242

Description

Fragment. Gothic architectural elements in grisaille framing alternating vignettes of Northern Europe drinking (tavern) scene and train station or possibly English subway system. Printed in two shades of green, three greys, brown on grey ground.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
Wallpaper

Additional Identification Number

733

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

France

Dimensions

22 3/4 x 16 1/8 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Christopher P. Monkhouse

Accession Number

1964.297

Reference Notes

Wallpaper in New England, p. 169, fig. 40.1

Places

France

Related Items

Title Accession Number 1969.297B
Title Accession Number 1978.131

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Block Printed

Form

Wall Fragment

Ground Color

Grey

State

Original

Type

Machine Made

Use

Sidewall/Fill

Use

drinking, leisure, travel, transportation

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

Gothic arches
niches
statues
tavern
drinking
train station
louvered shutters

Period/Style

Gothic