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Rolled fragment of Zuber scenic wallpaper "Chasse Dite D'Apres Vernet" from Dennysville, Maine. Fragment is printed with part of a tree, sky and clouds. Block printed in dark olive, two browns, black, and gray on yellow ground. Laid paper, partial sheets.
block printing (relief printing process)
"Wallpaper from house built / in Dannysville Maine by my / great grandfather John Kilby / Paper - an English hunting scene going all around the room was / put on the wall in 1822. / Ruth L. W. Draper / 30 Groveland St. / Auburndale Mass." (Assumed written by Draper. Not Dorothy Waterhouse's handwriting.)
Chasse Dite D'Apres Vernet
Draper, Ruth L. W. , Mrs.
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.
28 1/2 x 19 5/8 (HxW) (inches)
Gift of Bernard Scott
1822 (Paper went on wall in 1822 per donor.)
Dennysville (Washington county, Maine)