Newpaper printed on wallpaper

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1863

GUSN

GUSN-288887

Description

A page of the "The Stars and Stripes" newspaper, Thibodaux, Louisiana dated February 21, 1863, printed on wallpaper. Wallpaper pattern is a Renaissance Revival roller-printed floral pattern in powdery white and blue pigment on gray ground.

Details

Descriptive Terms

newspapers
wallpapers
paper (fiber product)
newsprint
Renaissance Revival
Newspaper

Inscription

"THE STARS AND STRIPES. / THIBODAUX, LA., WEDNESDAY, FEB. 21, 1863." (Newspaper header followed by first two article titles.)
"The Stars and Stripes, / Is published in the City of Thibodaux, / La., by the proprietors, semi-occasionally. / Price - picaynee per copy, ALWAYS IN ADVANCE." (printed)
"HOW A MAN FEELS IN BATTLE."
"Written for the Stars and Stripes, / PRINCIPLE VERSUS POLICY, / or A WORD TO COPPERHEADS."

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Documentary Artifact

Dimensions

11 x 16 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bernard Scott

Accession Number

2001.281.618

Date

1863 (date of newspaper)

Places

United States

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Machine Printed

Form

Newspaper

Ground Color

Grey

State

Original

Type

Machine Made

Use

Sidewall/Fill

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

Flowers
Strapwork

Period/Style

Renaissance Revival