Wallpaper

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1940-1950

GUSN

GUSN-179346

Description

Unused, incomplete sample. Tile pattern with scenes depicting Paul Revere's ride and accompanying text "Hang a Lantern aloft/in the belfry arch/of the North Church/tower as a signal light. One if by land/Two if by sea/and one on the opposite shore will be." Prints in white on brown ground.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
Wallpaper

Additional Identification Number

3005

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

United States

Object Type

Building Component

Dimensions

16 x 23 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of W. Newton Nelson

Accession Number

1985.862

Places

United States

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Machine Printed

Form

Unused

Ground Color

Brown

State

Original

Type

Machine Made

Use

Sidewall/Fill

Use

Patriotism, Revolutionary War, Paul Revere's Ride

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

Paul Revere
Boston
Cambridge
North Church