Wallpaper

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1880-1890

GUSN

GUSN-302575

Description

Three fragments of the second layer of wallpaper removed from the attic ("room l") of the Shirley-Eustis House, Roxbury, Massachusetts. Copper engraved roller print with scenes from John Bunyan's "Pilgrim's Progress" including "Christian in the Slough of Despond," "Christian at the Gate," "Christian at the Cross," and "Christian rewarded." Printed in black on white ground. \n

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
paper (fiber product)
Covering, Wall
Wallpaper
Wallpaper

Associated Building

Original To Shirley-Eustis House (Roxbury, Mass.), Attic

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Building Components; Surface Elements

Credit Line

Museum Accession

Accession Number

1971.141.2

Places

Roxbury (Boston, Suffolk county, Massachusetts) [neighborhood]

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Engraved

Form

Wall fragment

Ground Color

White

State

Original

Type

Machine Made

Use

Sidewall/Fill

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

Christian
Figures
Biblical

Period/Style

Scenery Figure