Wallpaper

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1855-1865

GUSN

GUSN-273016

Description

Wallpaper fragment from Manchester-By-The-Sea, Massachusetts. Landscape scenic wallpaper depicting men hunting with dogs in wooded setting. Roller-printed in two greens, black, three browns, tan and five blues on gray ground.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
paper (fiber product)
landscape figures
Wallpaper

Inscription

"Manchester - Mass / circa 1840" (handwritten)
"G68 / House behind the Capt. Trask House / Manchester-by-the Sea / English" (Dorothy Waterhouse note)

Associated Person

Waterhouse, Dorothy S.

Associated Building

Associated With Captain Task House,

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

England

Dimensions

27 1/4 x 19 1/2 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bernard Scott

Accession Number

2001.281.99

Places

Manchester (Essex county, Massachusetts)
Possibly England (United Kingdom) [country]

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Machine Printed

Form

wall fragment

Ground Color

Grey

State

Original

Type

Machine Made

Use

Sidewall/Fill

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

woods
mountain
lake
figures
dogs
hunters
forest

Period/Style

Scenery Figure