Wallpaper

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1920-1930

GUSN

GUSN-179299

Description

Panel from Zuber's "Vues D'Amerique Du Nord" or "Views of North America." Views of various sites of the United States: Bay of New York; Boston Harbor; Niagara Falls; the Natural Bridge in Virginia. This scene depicts spectators on foot and horseback observing the solidiers of West Point. Printed in greens, browns, yellows, pink, grey, black and blue.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
Wallpaper

Pattern

Vues D'Amerique Du Nord

Additional Identification Number

3289

Maker

Zuber et Cie (Manufacturer)

Location of Origin

France

Dimensions

63 x 31 3/8 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Nancy Shaw

Accession Number

1996.76

Reference Notes

"French Scenic Wallpaper 1795-1865," pg. 310-311, fig. 80

Date

1920-1930 (1834 - first edition 1880 - reissued)

Places

France

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Block Printed

Form

Unused

State

Original

Type

Machine Made

Use

Sidewall/Fill

Use

United States of America, military

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

rolling hills
trees
figures on horseback
West Point

Period/Style

Scenery