Photograph

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1970-1980

GUSN

GUSN-289678

Description

Photograph of "Gore Place" wallpaper used in the dining room of Gore Place in Waltham, Massachusetts. Wallpaper was a French block-printed paper dating from 1780-1810 and was later reproduced by Waterhouse Wallhangings, Inc. It is not known if photograph is of original wallpaper or the reproduction. Photograph is in grays and white; however, several flowers and leaves on one edge have been hand-colored.

Details

Descriptive Terms

photographic prints
wallpapers
photograph components
Print, Photographic

Pattern

Gore Place

Associated Person

Waterhouse, Dorothy S.

Associated Building

Gore Place (Waltham, Mass.),

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

United States

Dimensions

25 3/4 x 18 1/4 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bernard Scott

Accession Number

2001.281.746

Places

Waltham (Middlesex county, Massachusetts)
United States

Related Items

Title Wallpaper Sample Book Accession Number 2001.281.707
Title Reproduction Wallpaper Accession Number 2001.281.745.1-.5
Title Proof Accession Number 2001.281.747
Title Reproduction Wallpaper Accession Number 2001.281.877.1-.3

Wallpaper Details

Form

Photograph

State

Photo

Use

Sidewall/Fill

Decor Motif

flowers
roses
morning glories
pin dots

Period/Style

Floral