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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.
plastic (organic material)
film (material by form)
"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.)
Walker, John, Gen., 1762-
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.
Surflex Roller Co. Ltd. (Manufacturer)
9 x 6 1/2 (HxW) (inches)
Gift of Bernard Scott
Burlington (Middlesex county, Massachusetts)
Yorkshire (England, United Kingdom) [general region]
Title Wallpaper Accession Number 2001.281.314.2A-C