Nursery Rhyme Wallpaper

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1890-1930

GUSN

GUSN-293434

Description

Partial roll of sanitary wallpaper depicting nursery rhymes including "The Old Woman Who Lived in a Shoe." Engraved roller-print with oil colors on light tan ground.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
paper (fiber product)
engravings (prints)
sanitary papers (wallpaper)
Wallpaper

Inscription

"BRITISH MADE / TRADE [CROWN IMAGE] MARK / RD NO" (printed)

Associated Person

Stacey, Mr.
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

England

Dimensions

22 (W) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bernard Scott

Accession Number

2001.281.1184

Places

England (United Kingdom) [country]

Related Items

Title Nursery Rhyme Wallpaper Accession Number 2001.281.382

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Engraved

Form

Unused

Ground Color

Tan

State

Original

Type

Machine Made

Use

Sidewall/Fill

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

Nursery Rhymes
people
children
dogs
shoe
village
birds
toys
lambs

Period/Style

Sanitary
Nursery