Nursery Rhyme Wallpaper

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1890-1930

GUSN

GUSN-284369

Description

Unused fragment of sanitary wallpaper depicting nursery rhymes including "The Old Woman Who Lived in a Shoe." Engraved roller-print with oil colors on light tan ground.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
paper (fiber product)
engraving (printing process)
sanitary papers (wallpaper)
Wallpaper

Inscription

"Stacey" (Handwritten)

Associated Person

Stacey, Mr.
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

England

Dimensions

23 1/4 x 22 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bernard Scott

Accession Number

2001.281.382

Places

England (United Kingdom) [country]

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Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Engraved

Form

unused

Ground Color

Tan

State

Original

Type

Machine Made

Use

Sidewall/Fill

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

Nursery Rhymes
children
adults
dogs
shoe
village
bird
toys
lambs

Period/Style

Sanitary
Nursery