Wallpaper

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1850-1870

GUSN

GUSN-284016

Description

Scenery figure wallpaper fragment from the Endicott House, Canton, Massachusetts. Scenes include a gothic cathedral with figures in nineteenth century dress, a large building flying the United States flag, a seaport with sailing and steam ships and a round fort (possibly Castle William on Governor's Island, NY) and a cityscape. Scenes are framed by columns and arches. Roller-printed in brown, dark red, two greens and two grays on unground paper. Fragment is affixed to paperboard.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
paper (fiber product)
scenic wallpapers
Wallpaper

Associated Person

Waterhouse, Dorothy S.

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

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

Credit Line

Gift of Bernard Scott

Accession Number

2001.281.345

Related Items

Title Wallpaper Accession Number 2001.281.346

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Machine Printed

Form

unused

Ground Color

Ungrounded

State

Original

Type

Machine Made

Use

Sidewall/Fill

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

city
flag
ships
fort
cathedral
flowers
arches
columns

Period/Style

Scenery Figure