Wallpaper

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1840-1850

GUSN

GUSN-286633

Description

Wallpaper fragments from Salem, Massachusetts. Pattern depicts famous Parisian landmarks with interspersed shrubs. Roller-printed in green and two browns on light blue ground. Fragment A consists of several pieces taped together.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
paper (fiber product)
block printing (relief printing process)
scenic wallpapers
Wallpaper

Inscription

"Stacey / Salem / Has been reproduced by D. S. W. / by K & W. Green book IV" (handwritten)
"G92" (handwritten)

Associated Person

Waterhouse, Dorothy S.

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

France

Dimensions

34 x 19 1/2 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bernard Scott

Accession Number

2001.281.484A-J

Places

Salem (Essex county, Massachusetts)
France

Related Items

Title Reproduction Wallpaper Accession Number 2001.281.869

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Block Printed

Form

wall fragment

Ground Color

Lt. Blue

State

Original

Type

Machine Made

Use

Sidewall/Fill

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

Parisian Landmarks
Buildings

Period/Style

Scenery Figure