Wallpaper Sample Book

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1960-1970

GUSN

GUSN-288494

Description

Trade catalog or sample book titled "Plain Ground Wallpapers" manufactured by Katzenbach and Warren. Catalog is a small fandeck with beige cardboard covers and is secured by a single metal brad. Catalog contains 72 samples of plain ground wallpaper (pattern # 30 PG) in different colorways and one sample of white stain resistant wallpaper (pattern # 35 PG).

Details

Descriptive Terms

sample books
wallpapers
paper (fiber product)
metal
Catalog, Trade

Inscription

"Office Copy / Arranged in / numerical order . . ." (Handwritten on front cover. Additional handwritten notation on cover that do not appear to be related to object ("Paper towels, thumb tacks").)
"Plain Ground / Wallpapers / Katzenbach and Warren / PG 6 / $1.50" (Printed on front and back covers.)
"Plain Ground Wallpapers / All plain papers in this booklet are stock items, ..." (Pritned on first page of book. Paragraph provides general description of papers)
"Net / 629 XG 468 / $3.90 per roll" (Printed on reverse of first sample. All samples bear a similar inscription.)

Associated Person

Waterhouse, Dorothy S.

Maker

Katzenbach and Warren (Manufacturer)

Location of Origin

New York, NY, United States

Dimensions

3 7/8 x 5 7/8 x 5/8 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bernard Scott

Accession Number

2001.281.702

Places

United States

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