Plumes

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Acquired in 1915 (the spelunker thinks)

artist
Crane, Walter
attributions_note
bibliography
Oman, Charles C., and Hamilton, Jean. Wallpapers: a history and illustrated catalogue of the collection of the Victoria and Albert Museum. London: Sotheby Publications, in association with the Victoria and Albert Museum, 1982. The full text of the entry is as follows: '862 Two portions, in different colourways, of a wallpaper, 'Plumes', for use with the 'Trio' pilaster decoration Produced by Jeffrey & Co. 1893 Colour prints from wood blocks 71.7 x 52.1 cm; 73.1 x 52.1 cm Given by Mr Emslie John Horniman E.4019, 4020-1915' Victoria and Albert Museum, Department of Engraving, Illustration and Design, Accessions 1915, London: Printed under the Authority of His Majesty's Stationery Office, 1916. The full text of the record is as follows: 'CRANE, Walter. 33 specimens of wall-papers including "The Cockatoo" (2), "The Plumes Filling" (2), "The Billow Decoration," "The Lily" dado, "The Marguerite," "The Alcestis" frieze, "The Iris and Kingfisher," "The Sleeping Beauty," "The Almond Blossom" (2), "Wood-Notes" (2), "Wood-Notes" frieze, "The Singing Bird" frieze, "Corona Vitae" (2) "Corona Vitae" frieze, and "The Four Winds." Colour prints from blocks. Various sizes. E.4017 - 4049-1915 Presented by Emslie John Horniman, Esq., J.P.'
collection_code
PDP
credit
Given by Mr Emslie John Horniman
date_end
1893-12-31
date_start
1893-01-01
date_text
1893 (made)
descriptive_line
Portion of 'Plumes' wallpaper, a design of peacocks, potted pomegranate trees and acanthus leaves, in shades of green; Designed by Walter Crane; Colour woodblock print on paper; Intended for use with the 'Trio' pilaster decoration (E.5167-1919); Exhibited at the Chicago Exhibition of 1893; Produced by Jeffrey & Co.; England; 1893.
dimensions
Height: 71.7 cm, Width: 52.1 cm
edition_number
event_text
exhibition_history
gallery
Prints & Drawings Study Room, level C
historical_context_note
historical_significance
history_note
Given by Mr Emslie John Horniman. This design was intended for use with the 'Trio' pilaster decoration (E.5167-1919). This design was exhibited with part of the 'Trio' decoration (E.5167-1919 ) and 'Singing Bird' frieze (E.4044-1915) at the Chicago Exhibition of 1893.
id
186063
label
last_checked
2014-08-30T07:33:26.000Z
last_processed
2014-08-30T07:33:26.000Z
latitude
52.883289
location
Prints & Drawings Study Room, level C, case DW, shelf 53, box I
longitude
-1.97685
marks
materials
printing ink
materials_techniques
Colour woodblock print on paper
museum_number
E.4019-1915
museum_number_token
e40191915
object_number
O224534
object_type
Wallpaper
on_display
true
original_currency
original_price
physical_description
Portion of 'Plumes' wallpaper, a design of peacocks, potted pomegranate trees and acanthus leaves, in shades of green; Colour woodblock print on paper.
place
England
primary_image_id
2008BT5542
production_note
production_type
public_access_description
related_museum_numbers
rights
3
shape
site_code
VA
slug
plumes-wallpaper-crane-walter
sys_updated
2014-08-11T00:00:00.000Z
techniques
colour woodblock print
title
Plumes
updated
vanda_exhibition_history
year_end
1893
year_start
1893