Wallpaper

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1920-1930

GUSN

GUSN-292841

Description

Rolled fragment of reproduction wallpaper titled "The Champlain" from Gorham, Maine. Reproduction of a French Scenery Figure wallpaper depicting a boat of men being pulled ashore by a single figure. The scene is framed by leaning trees, arched bridge, buildings and city in background. Roller-printed in two greens, three browns, cream, peach, three blues and lavender on a light cream ground. Produced by Thomas Strahan Company.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
paper (fiber product)
scenic wallpapers
Wallpaper

Inscription

"T. S. Co.[Thistle logo] / 5595 / The Champlain" (printed)
"Champlain - Early [underlined] reproduction / (70 yrs.) / From Gorham Maine" (handwritten)

Pattern

Champlain

Pattern No.

5595

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Title Wallpaper Accession Number 2001.281.1101A-F
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Title Wallpaper Accession Number 2001.281.580
Title Wallpaper Accession Number 2001.281.148

Maker

Thomas Strahan Company (Manufacturer)

Location of Origin

Chelsea, Massachusetts, United States

Object Type

Building Component

Dimensions

20 (W) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bernard Scott

Accession Number

2001.281.1102

Places

Gorham (Cumberland county, Maine)
Chelsea (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Machine Printed

Form

Unused

Ground Color

Cream

State

Repro

Type

Machine Made

Use

Sidewall/Fill

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

Landscape
Boat
Men
Cityscape
Trees
Buildings

Period/Style

Scenery Figure