Wallpaper pattern book

Date
1907-1912
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Description
Wallpaper pattern book; consisting of a range of wallpaper patterns from a variety of manufacturers, many the same as or similar to individual samples in the collection. The book possibly dates to circa World War One, using older papers from 1907-1912. The book has green covers, with the spine bound with green tape. The samples appear as follows: 1) A tan hessian paper, priced at 7/6d 2) A satin floral wreath ceiling paper dated 1907, priced 3/3 3) Patterned ceiling paper with white on white designs, priced 2/6 4) Ribbed textile, priced 2/6 5) Basketwork patterns, priced 2/6 6) Green hessian, priced 2/6 7) Rose trellis paper, priced 3/6 8) Smudged mottled paper, priced 5/6 9) Muted large 'textile' floral design, priced 7/9, with white check superimposed. 10) Embossed glossy Lignomur, priced 6/9 11) Plain sandy textured paper, priced 4/6 12) Red speckle paper priced 6/-, 13) Green speckle paper priced 4/6 and 5/- 14) Blue speckled paper priced 5/- 15) Floral striped paper, priced 2/6, 2/6, 3/- and 2/6
16) Striped paper with fruit, self pattern palm tree, priced 4/3
17) Stripes and self pattern with lacy flower shapes in white on beige, priced 2/6 and sold out
18) Nursery paper by John Gilpin in multicolour
19) Nursery paper of rowboats and children in sailor suits
20) Nursery paper entitled 'Shopping' (1908) priced 3/-
21) Tan striped paper, priced 4/6
22) Strong black and white paper with plain stripe at 3.5cms wide each
23) Green on green paper priced 4/6
24) Example as above in blue
25) Red daisy (1909) priced 3/-
26) Turquoise daisy priced 2/6
27) Red paper priced 3/6
28) Red paper (1907) priced 2/9
29) Blue poppy paper
30) Blue rose paper priced 2/6 and 3/6
31) White and green paper, priced 2/-
32) Poppy and gilt scroll, priced 3/6
33) Art Nouveau paper (1908/9) priced 4/6
34) All-over floral paper in pink, white, blue and grey with fine vertical stripes superimposed, priced 3/6
35) Cherry blossom paper (1912) priced 3/6
36) Wide and narrow floral design priced 5/-
37) Art Nouveau paper (1907) priced 3/6
38) Purple chrysanthemum design priced 1/9 and sold out
39) Wallpaper priced 4/6
40) Turquoise paper, (1910-11), priced 3/6
41) Oak grain patterned paper priced 3/4
42) Floral spray of white and brown flowers, priced 2/8
43) Blue poppy design (1908)
44) A yellow chrysanthemum on yellow with a vertical rose priced 4/6
45) A huge yellow poppy design on a yellow ground.
Date
1907-1912
Property
Measurements
Dimensions: 545 x 330 x 30mm
Media/Materials
paper (fiber product)
Accession number
GH.1001

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