Wallpaper

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1855-1860

GUSN

GUSN-283689

Description

Fragment of Scenery figure wallpaper representing the Crimean War, specifically the Siege of Sebastopol (1854-1855), alternating with portrait medallions of Lord Raglan and Lord Palmerston. Printed in brown, grey, red-orange, blue, white and black on ungrounded paper.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
paper (fiber product)
Wallpaper

Inscription

"d.o.g" (acronym for "deed of gift")

Associated Building

Original To Samuel Fowler House (Danversport, Mass.),

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Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

England

Object Type

Building Component

Dimensions

5 7/8 x 11 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Sarah Putnam Fowler

Accession Number

1911.104

Date

1855-1860 (Depicts scene from 1854-1855)

Places

England (United Kingdom) [country]

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Machine Printed

Ground Color

Ungrounded

State

Original

Type

Machine Made

Use

Sidewall/Fill

Use

Crimean War

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

Siege of Sebastopol

Period/Style

Scenery Figure