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Fragment of scenic figured wallpaper from Newberry, Vermont. A boat with male passengers is pulled ashore by a single figure. The scene is framed by leaning trees, with an arched bridge and a cityscape in background. Block-printed in three browns, three greens, orange, blue, pink and lavender. Irisé ground in blue, lavender and aqua within scenery vignettes. Other areas appear to have a light gray or tan ground. "Champlain Approaching the City" or "Champlain Scenic."
paper (fiber product)
block printing (relief printing process)
"Mrs. Porter's - Newberry, Vt. / Note roses [or irise?] (handwritten)
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.
28 x 18 1/8 (HxW) (inches)
Gift of Bernard Scott
Title Wallpaper Accession Number 2001.281.148
Title Wallpaper Accession Number 2001.281.234
Title Wallpaper Accession Number 2001.281.1101A-F
Title Wallpaper Accession Number 2001.281.1102