Wallpaper

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1870-1880

GUSN

GUSN-284340

Description

Fragment of nursery or novelty wallpaper with grotesque and comic scenes of people, animals, birds, insects and even a carrot. Lithograph. Blue on ungrounded paper.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
paper (fiber product)
lithographs
Wallpaper

Inscription

"Mrs. Cottrell / Endicott / G6" (handwritten)

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Building Component

Dimensions

28 x 19 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bernard Scott

Accession Number

2001.281.375

Places

England (United Kingdom) [country]

Wallpaper Details

Form

wall fragment

Ground Color

Ungrounded

State

Original

Type

Machine Made

Use

Sidewall/Fill

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

grotesque
rabbits
carrot
horse
rats
cats
dogs
birds
monkeys
people

Period/Style

Novelty