Newspaper printed on wallpaper

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1862

GUSN

GUSN-288888

Description

Front page, printed in French, and back page, printed in English, of "The Thibodaux Sentinel," Thibodaux, Louisiana dated December 13, 1862 printed on wallpaper. Wallpaper is printed with a Renaissance Revival pattern with central bouquet on a shelf surrounded by c-scrolls, strapwork and floral swags. Roller-printed in two grays, three greens, red, pink, two yellows and blue on ungrounded paper.

Details

Descriptive Terms

newspapers
wallpapers
paper (fiber product)
newsprint
Renaissance Revival
Newspaper

Associated Person

Waterhouse, Dorothy S.

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

Thibodaux, Louisiana, United States

Dimensions

14 1/8 x 19 1/4 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bernard Scott

Accession Number

2001.281.619

Date

1862 (date of newspaper)

Places

United States

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Machine Printed

Form

Newpaper

Ground Color

Ungrounded

State

Original

Type

Machine Made

Use

Sidewall/Fill

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

Floral
Bouquet
C-scrolls
strapwork

Period/Style

Renaissance Revival