Transparency of Wallpaper Pattern

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1981

GUSN

GUSN-290794

Description

Transparency of the reproduction wallpaper pattern "General John Walker" produced by Surflex Roller Co. Ltd., Yorkshire, England for Waterhouse Wallhangings in 1981. Per correspondence, the transparency was sent to Bernard Scott of Waterhouse Wallhangings in February, 1981 for his approval before wallpaper rollers were engraved with the final design.

Details

Descriptive Terms

transparencies
wallpapers
plastic (organic material)
film (material by form)
Transparency, Slide

Inscription

"Your design 'General John Walker' is drawn / and ready to laser at 20.944 ins. circumference or / 40 tooth and I enclose a small piece of film to check / interpretation. I understand that we should draw it / loosely and retain its character and I would welcome / your comments." (Excerpt from letter dated February 6, 1981 from Hedley S. Simm, Surflex Roller Co. Ltd. to Bernard Scott, Waterhouse Wallhangings, Wareham, Massachusetts.)

Related Items

Title Wallpaper Accession Number 2001.281.314.2A-C

Maker

Surflex Roller Co. Ltd. (Manufacturer)

Object Type

Documentary Artifact

Dimensions

9 x 6 1/2 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bernard Scott

Accession Number

2001.281.958

Places

Burlington (Middlesex county, Massachusetts)
Yorkshire (England, United Kingdom) [general region]