Wallpaper

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1906-1910

GUSN

GUSN-179408

Description

Partial roll. Pillar and Arch design. View through an arch and collonade of a church spire, which some believe is one by Sir Christopher Wren, while others believe it is the Old North Church, Boston, MA. Printed in two browns and tan.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
Wallpaper

Inscription

Paul Revere House (handwritten)
Gregory and Brown Co./ 6 Hamilton Place,/ Opposite / Park St. Church/ boston, Mass. (stamped)
The original of this paper with a/ darker background was found under/ many other layers
(Applied)

Pattern

Paul Revere

Pattern No.

278

Associated Building

Parlor

Additional Identification Number

250

People and Organizations

Gregory & Brown Co.

Related Items

Title Accession Number 1919.35
Title Wallpaper Accession Number 1942.4732

Maker

Thomas Strahan, Inc. (Manufacturer)

Location of Origin

United States

Object Type

Building Component

Dimensions

21 1/2 (W) (inches)

Accession Number

1916.16

Reference Notes

For illustration see "Wallpaper in New England," pg. 270, fig. 79.3. Thomas Strahan Company Album of Colonial Reproductions 1938.

Date

1906-1910 (1906-Paul Revere House restoration)

Places

United States

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Block Printed

Form

Unused

Ground Color

Brown

State

Repro

Type

Machine Made

Use

Sidewall/Fill

Use

architecture, classicism

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

arch
column
church spire
colonnade

Period/Style

Pillar and Arch