Reproduction Wallpaper

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1950-1960

GUSN

GUSN-292930

Description

Partial roll of reproduction wallpaper in the "Robert Fulton" pattern (#23104) designed by Binnie B. Wilson for the Waterhouse Collection manufactured by The Warner Company, Chicago. The wallpaper has a large-scale scenic patter which commemorates the invention of the steamship by Robert Fulton. Large bridge spans frame various scenes of New York harbor and surrounding buildings including a church, brownstones, and a govenment building. The harbor scene has a paddlewheel steamship in front of other wind-powered vessels. Roller-printed in two blue-greens, blue, white, pink and two browns on a blue-gray ground.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
paper (fiber product)
scenic wallpapers
Wallpaper

Pattern

Robert Fulton

Associated Person

Fulton, Robert
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.

Maker

Warner Company (Manufacturer)
Wilson, Binnie B. (Designer)

Location of Origin

Chicago, Illinois, United States

Dimensions

20 1/2 (W) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bernard Scott

Accession Number

2001.281.853

Places

Chicago (Cook county, Illinois)

Related Items

Title Wallpaper Sample Book Accession Number 2001.281.710

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Machine Printed

Form

Unused

Ground Color

Grey

State

Repro

Type

Machine Made

Use

Sidewall/Fill

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

steamships
buildings
ships

Period/Style

Scenic