Wallpaper

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1890-1910

GUSN

GUSN-179498

Description

Eight unused rolls. Scenery figure style paper. Vignettes show: men capturing a prisoner; a couple courting; men gambling; people arriving and leaving by coach; two men fencing. Vignettes are framed by scrolled foliage and flowers. Prints in pink, two reds, two greens, grey, two browns, two blues, and yellow on tan, ungrounded paper.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
Wallpaper

Pattern No.

40869

Associated Building

Barrett House (New Ipswich, N.H.),

Additional Identification Number

632

People and Organizations

Gregory & Brown Co.

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

France

Object Type

Building Component

Dimensions

roll x 19 5/8 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Caroline Barr Wade

Accession Number

1948.741

Reference Notes

Sanborn, "Old Time Wallpapers," plates IV and V.

Places

France

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Machine Printed

Form

Unused

Ground Color

Ungrounded

State

Original

Type

Machine Made

Use

Sidewall/Fill

Use

18th-century life

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

men
women
prisoner
gamblers
lovers
coach
scrolled foliage
flowers