Scenic Wallpaper

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1804-1806

GUSN

GUSN-294907

Description

One of twenty-five fragments of the French scenic wallpaper "Les Sauvages de la Mer Pacifique" (also known as "Les Voyages du captaine Cook"). The scenic is loosely based on the celebrated events of Captian James Cook's exploration of the Pacific, which brough the captain to his violent death there in 1779.

Details

Descriptive Terms

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

Additional Identification Number

683

Maker

Dufour, Joseph (Manufacturer)
Charvet, Jean-Gabriel (Designer)

Object Type

Building Component

Accession Number

1954.229.1