Wallpaper

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1845-1860

GUSN

GUSN-273534

Description

Partial roll of Scenery Figure wallpaper. Boat of men is pulled ashore by a single figure. Scene is framed by leaning trees, arched bridge and city in background. Block-printed in three browns, three greens, orange and blue. Irisé ground in blues and pink within scenery vignettes, other areas appear to have a gray ground. "Champlain Approaching the City."

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
paper (fiber product)
block printing (relief printing process)
scenic wallpapers
Wallpaper

Inscription

"Should be hung as a fine wall panel" (handwritten)

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Maker

Possibly

Location of Origin

France

Object Type

Building Component

Dimensions

86 x 18 7/8 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bernard Scott

Accession Number

2001.281.148

Places

France

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Block Printed

Form

wall fragment

Ground Color

Grey

State

Original

Type

Machine Made

Use

Sidewall/Fill

Use

Scenery Figure

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

city
trees
boat
sailors
bridges
landscape
irise

Period/Style

Scenery Figure