Scenic Wallpaper Display Sample

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1950-1960

GUSN

GUSN-283677

Description

Five small-scale showroom samples of a scenic wallpaper. Paper depicts a view of "Beacon Hill" in Boston, Massachusetts by "HAN-TEC." Sample indicates the full scale scenic came in four sections, labeled A through D. Screened in green, blue, red, white, two browns and black with a background printed in tan, brown, and gray to resemble the texture of a canvas or cloth. Paper embossed with horizontal ribbed texture.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
paper (fiber product)
embossed wall coverings
screen prints
scenic wallpapers
Piece, Display

Inscription

" "BEACON HILL" / by HAN-TEC" (printed)

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Advertising Medium

Dimensions

17 1/2 x 29 1/2 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bernard Scott

Accession Number

2001.281.305A-E

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Screen Print

Form

Retail Display

Ground Color

Cream

State

Original

Type

Machine Made

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

Beacon Hill
Landscape
Cityscape
Harbor

Period/Style

Scenic