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Fireboard paper depicting pastoral vignette. Scene framed by tree and foliage depicts figures around a small stream with European town in the background. Figures include two children sailing a toy boat, a man on a horse, a seated woman, and a child asleep against a log. Town in the background has a prominent outcrop with either a fortification or church on top. Block-printed in multiple greens and browns, tan, yellow, blue, orange, pink, gray, and violet on Irisé ground.
paper (fiber product)
block printing (relief printing process)
vignettes (visual works)
"Fireboard paper mid 1800's" (handwritten)
Title Fireboard Accession Number 2000.321
Possibly Zuber Et Cie (Manufacturer)
Temperature Control Device
23 x 28 3/4 (HxW) (inches)
Gift of Bernard Scott
Similar use of irise technique to create ski / ground.