Wallpaper

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1812-1814

GUSN

GUSN-284254

Description

Wallpaper fragment, length 13 from the scenic wallpaper "Monuments of Paris." Features the most famous buildings of Paris in the background lined up by the Seine. This panel depicts Porte Saint-Denis in the background, the Seine in the middle and fishermen in the foreground. Another panel features the Palais Bourbon.

Details

Descriptive Terms

scenic wallpapers
paper (fiber product)
Wallpaper

Inscription

"Knapp House/Walpole wallpaper fragments"
"wallpaper (original) scenic/ French -- early 19th cent./ from Walpole, N.H. (the Inn)/ like that on Knapp House." (Black ink on red and white paper label)

Pattern

Monuments of Paris

Associated Building

Original To Knapp House (Walpole, NH),

Additional Identification Number

3497
2000.1694

Related Items

Title Wallpaper Accession Number 1969.227

Maker

Dufour, Joseph (Manufacturer)

Location of Origin

France

Object Type

Building Component

Dimensions

65 1/2 x 40 3/4 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Museum Accession

Accession Number

2000.2229A-D

Places

France

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Block Printed

Form

Wall Fragment

State

Original

Type

Handmade

Use

Sidewall/Fill

Use

Paris

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

Porte Saint-Denis
Seine
fishermen
Palais Bourbon

Period/Style

Scenic