Wallpaper

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1850-1875

GUSN

GUSN-288255

Description

Fragment of unused wallpaper printed with haying scene from New Hampton, New Hampshire. Pastoral landscape scene depicting men and a woman haying and filling a horse-drawn wagon. There is a house in the background. Roller-printed in two blues, gray, white, black, two greens, two reds, ochre, pale yellow, and two browns on ungrounded paper.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
paper (fiber product)
scenic wallpapers
Wallpaper

Inscription

"Mrs. Helen Lewis / Box 356 / New Hampton, N. H. / 03256" (handwritten)

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Building Component

Dimensions

10 3/4 x 19 3/8 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bernard Scott

Accession Number

2001.281.562

Places

Possibly England (United Kingdom) [country]

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Machine Printed

Form

unused

Ground Color

Ungrounded

State

Original

Type

Machine Made

Use

Sidewall/Fill

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

Pastoral
Landscape
Haying

Period/Style

Scenery Figure