Wallpaper

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1900-1910

GUSN

GUSN-293372

Description

Rolled fragment of wallpaper manufactured by Becker, Smith and Page, Inc. of Philadelphia. Paper has a landscape pattern of rolling hills with trees, shrubs and small houses printed over a speckled background pattern of black dots. Roller-printed in black, blues, greens, brown, yellow and white on ungrounded paper. Pattern number 240 and manufacturer's name printed in selvedge.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
paper (fiber product)
scenic wallpapers
Wallpaper

Inscription

"BECKER SMITH & PAGE INC. PHILA / 240 / 3" (printed)
"Mrs. H. W. Bishop - Essex, Mass" (handwritten)

Pattern No.

240

Maker

Becker, Smith & Page (Manufacturer)

Location of Origin

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States

Object Type

Building Component

Dimensions

25 1/2 x 19 1/4 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bernard Scott

Accession Number

2001.281.1171

Places

Essex (Essex county, Massachusetts)
Philadelphia (Philadelphia county, Pennsylvania)

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Machine Printed

Form

Unused

Ground Color

Ungrounded

State

Original

Type

Machine Made

Use

Sidewall/Fill

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

Landscape
Trees
Houses
Speckled pattern