Wallpaper

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1890-1900

GUSN

GUSN-293381

Description

Partial roll of Anglo-Japanese style wallpaper manufactured by W. N. Peak of Brooklyn, New York featuring vignettes of the Brooklyn Bridge, Niagara Falls, Coney Island and other New York landmarks interspersed with vignettes of vases. Accented with geometric patterns. Roller-printed metallic gold, yellow, pale blue, black, brown, maroon, dark olive, peach on olive ground. Pattern number 1044 and W. N. P. printed in selvedge.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
paper (fiber product)
Anglo-Japanese
Wallpaper

Inscription

"1044 / W. N. P. [in box]" (printed)

Pattern No.

1044

Maker

W.N. Peak (Manufacturer)

Location of Origin

Brooklyn, New York, United States

Object Type

Building Component

Dimensions

19 5/8 (W) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bernard Scott

Accession Number

2001.281.1177

Places

Brooklyn (New York City, New York state) [borough]

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Machine Printed

Form

Unused

Ground Color

Olive

State

Original

Type

Machine Made

Use

Sidewall/Fill

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

Brooklyn Bridge
Coney Island
Niagara Falls
Vases
Geometric Patterns
Owls

Period/Style

Anglo-Japanese