Scenic Wallpaper

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1849

GUSN

GUSN-295984

Description

One panel of a the scenic paper "El Dorado." Meandering waterway and palm trees in the foreground, mountain in the background. Printed in greys, greens, browns, blues, yellow, peach and lavender on an irise ground.\n

Details

Descriptive Terms

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

Pattern

El Dorado

Additional Identification Number

3286

Maker

Zuber Et Cie (Manufacturer)
Ehrmann, Eugene (Designer)

Location of Origin

France

Accession Number

1996.34.3

Date

1849 (First printed)

Places

Wenham (Essex county, Massachusetts)
France

Related Items

Title Scenic Wallpaper Accession Number 1996.34.1
Title Wallpaper Accession Number 1996.34.2

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Block Printed

Design Technique

Irise

Form

Unused

State

Original

Type

Machine Made

Use

Sidewall/Fill

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

Landscape
Tropical

Period/Style

Scenic