Wallpaper

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1870-1890

GUSN

GUSN-273079

Description

Wallpaper fragment. Scenery figure paper featuring two pastoral vignettes. In the first vignette, two men seated at an outdoor table smoking as a woman serves ale. A country house is in the background with the sign "Travelers Rest." In the second vignette, a couple dances to a fiddler's tune. A thatched cottage in the background displays the sign "Goodale Sold Here." The paper is roller-printed in three greens, three blues, gray, tan, brown, purple, white, orange and yellow on light blue ground. \n

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
paper (fiber product)
scenic wallpapers
Wallpaper

Inscription

"50 rls(?) / Mrs. Wilde - Canton" (Dorothy Waterhouse note?)
"English 1840" (handwritten)
"2" (First "2" is at 90 degree angel to other set of numbers. Centeral symbol in second set of numbers looks like a shortened "0" or degree mark)

Associated Person

Waterhouse, Dorothy S.

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

21 1/2 x 25 1/4 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bernard Scott

Accession Number

2001.281.105

Related Items

Title Wallpaper Accession Number 2001.281.104
Title Wallpaper Accession Number 1938.397

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Machine Printed

Form

unused

Ground Color

Lt. Blue

State

Original

Type

Machine Made

Use

Sidewall/Fill

Use

Pastoral

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

pastoral
landscape
drinking
dancing
houses

Period/Style

Scenery Figure