Wallpaper

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1780-1785

GUSN

GUSN-179266

Description

Used wallpaper fragments. Large figured scenic paper. Two alternating scenes of a church ruin and an urn on columns are separated by Gothic arches. Prints in grey, black, white on yellow ground. Straight repeat.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
Wallpaper

Associated Building

Governor John Langdon House (Portsmouth, N.H.),

Additional Identification Number

858

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

England

Dimensions

55 x 27 5/8 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Mrs. Woodbury Langdon

Accession Number

1966.2138A

Reference Notes

"Wallpaper in New England," pg. 55; Fig. 6.2

Places

England (United Kingdom) [country]

Related Items

Title Accession Number
Title Wallpaper Accession Number 1966.2138B

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Block Printed

Form

Wall Fragment

Ground Color

Yellow

State

Original

Type

Handmade

Use

Sidewall/Fill

Paper Finish

Laid

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

Gothic arch
columns
church ruin