Wallpaper

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1855-1860

GUSN

GUSN-284168

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. Roller-printed in brown, grey, red-orange, blue, white and black on ungrounded paper.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
paper (fiber product)
Wallpaper

Inscription

"Return to G.P. Sanborn / Lawrence" (handwritten)
"Fowler / [illegible]" (handwritten)
"A967PPW" (stamped)
"3rd dining room paper" (handwritten)

Associated Building

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

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Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

England

Object Type

Building Component

Credit Line

Gift of Bernard Scott

Accession Number

2001.281.369A-I

Places

England (United Kingdom) [country]

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Machine Printed

Form

unused

Ground Color

Ungrounded

State

Original

Type

Machine Made

Use

Sidewall/Fill

Use

Crimean War

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

Seige of Sebastopol
Lord Raglan
Lord Palmerston

Period/Style

Scenery Figure