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)

Related Items

Title Nursery Rhyme Wallpaper Accession Number 2001.281.382

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

England

Object Type

Building Component

Dimensions

22 (W) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bernard Scott

Accession Number

2001.281.1184

Places

England (United Kingdom) [country]

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