Wallpaper

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1898

GUSN

GUSN-294852

Description

The Pillar and Arch wallpaper on the walls of the central hall of the Hamilton House, South Berwick, Maine. The paper is an 1898 reproduction of the original commissioned by Emily Tyson and Elise Tyson [Vaughan]. Bouquet of flowers in an urn flanked by Corinthian columns draped with floral garlands. Block-printed in white, black and brown with brown stenciling on blue ground

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
paper (fiber product)
block printing (relief printing process)
Wallpaper

Associated Building

Original To Hamilton House (South Berwick, Me.),

Maker

Gregory and Brown Co. (Manufacturer)

Location of Origin

Boston, Massachusetts, United States

Credit Line

Bequest of Elizabeth R. Vaughan

Accession Number

1949.1098.1

Places

Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)

Related Items

Title Wallpaper Accession Number 1949.1098.2
Title Wallpaper Accession Number 1949.1098.2B

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Block Printed

Design Technique

Stenciled

Form

En situ

Ground Color

Blue

State

Original

Type

Machine Made

Use

Sidewall/Fill

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

Bouquet
Urn
Corinthian Columns
Garlands

Period/Style

Pillar & Arch