Tread; Low-price Wallpapers for Staircase Decoration designed by Lewis F. Day

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Acquired in 1957 (the spelunker thinks)

artist
Day, Lewis Foreman
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: '920 One hundred and twelve papers, dadoes, friezes and borders, including different colourways; in a volume with cover designed by the artist and lettered Low-price Wallpapers for Staircase Decoration designed by Lewis F. Da[y] manufactured by Jeffrey & Co. 64, Essex Road Islington London N; the backs of the sheets lettered with titles, manufacturers' serial numbers and prices Produced by Jeffrey & Co. Circa 1887-circa 1900 Machine prints Various sizes; 57.7 x 41.3 cm (size of volume) Given by Turnbull & Stockdale Ltd E.23086-23195, 23086A, 23090A-1957 'Acacia' and border (E.23086, 23086A); 'Athenian' (E.23087, 23088); 'Arab Vine' (E.23089); 'Arabesque' and frieze (E.23090, 23090A); 'Athens' (E.23091, 23092); 'Brace' (E.23093, 23094); 'Brick' dado (E.23095, 23096); 'Cactus' (E.23097-23099); ‘Cedric' (E.23100, 23101); 'Chaplet' (E.23102); 'Chevron' (E.23103); 'Conway' (E.23104, 23105); 'Damask' (E.23106, 23107); 'Dual' (E.23108); 'Elvas' (exhibited Manchester Royal Jubilee Exhibition, 1887) (E.23109, 23110); 'Etruscan' (E.23111, 23112); 'Festoon' frieze (E.23185); 'Flick' border (E.23189-23192); 'Greek' (E.23113, 23114); 'Henri II' (E.23115, 23116); 'Holbein’ and border (E.23117, 23118); 'Indian' (E.23119); 'Interchange' frieze (E.23183-23186); 'Interlace' dado (E.23120, 23121); 'Istria' (E.23122, 23123); 'Kaiser' (E.23124); 'Lettice' dado (E.23125); 'Mandarin' (E.23126); 'Mason' (E.23127, 23128); 'Mecca' and frieze (E.23129, 23132); 'Memphis' and frieze (E.23131); 'Mercury' (E.23134-23136); 'Milan' (E.23137); 'Minerva' border and frieze (E.23138-23140, 23195); 'Orbit' frieze and dado (E.23141, 23142); 'Panel' frieze (E.23182); 'Peony' (E.23143); 'Photo' and frieze (E.23144-23146, 23147, 23148); 'Piccolomini' (reproduced in Magazine of Art, 1893; exhibited Chicago, 1893) (E.23149); 'Quarry' dado (E.23150); 'Renaissance' (E.23151); 'Sandringham' (E.23152, 23153); 'Seed' (E.23154, 23155); 'Shell' (E.23156, 23157); 'Sienna' (E.23158, 23159); 'Smyrna' (E.23160); 'Sprig and Scroll' (E.23161, 23162); 'Strasburg' border (E.23187, 23188); 'Tigris' (E.23163, 23164); 'Tooling' and frieze (E.23165, 23166); 'Tread' (E.23167, 23168); 'Trefoil' (E.23169, 23170); 'Trellis' dado (E.23171-23173); 'Troas' (E.23174); 'Trocadero' (E.23175); 'Veneer' border and dado (E.23176-23178); 'Wave' dado (E.23179); 'Wreath' (E.23180, 23181)' Magazine of Art, 1892. Design reproduced
collection_code
PDP
credit
Given by Turnbull & Stockdale Ltd
date_end
1904-12-31
date_start
1882-01-01
date_text
ca.1887 - ca.1900 (made)
descriptive_line
Portion of 'Tread' wallpaper, a floral pattern featuring stylized flowers in a vase and scrolling foliage, blue on a pale ground; Designed by Lewis Foreman Day; Colour machine print on paper; In a volume titled 'Low-price Wallpapers for Staircase Decoration designed by Lewis F. Day', containing 112 portions (E.23086-23195, 23086A, 23090A-1957) of wallpapers, dadoes, friezes and borders; Manufactured by Jeffrey & Co.; England; ca.1887 - ca.1900.
dimensions
Height: 57.7 cm size of volume, Width: 41.3 cm size of volume
edition_number
event_text
exhibition_history
gallery
Prints & Drawings Study Room, level C
historical_context_note
historical_significance
history_note
Given by Turnbull & Stockdale Ltd.
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189707
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last_checked
2014-08-30T07:45:46.000Z
last_processed
2014-08-30T07:45:46.000Z
latitude
52.883289
location
Prints & Drawings Study Room, level C, case DW, shelf 56
longitude
-1.97685
marks
materials
paper
materials_techniques
Colour machine print on paper
museum_number
E.23168-1957
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e231681957
object_number
O228443
object_type
Wallpaper
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true
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original_price
physical_description
Portion of 'Tread' wallpaper, a floral pattern featuring stylized flowers in a vase and scrolling foliage, blue on a pale ground; Colour machine print on paper; Back of the sheet lettered with title, manufacturers' serial numbers and price; In a volume with cover designed by the artist and lettered Low-price Wallpapers for Staircase Decoration designed by Lewis F. Da[y] manufactured by Jeffrey & Co. 64, Essex Road Islington London N.
place
England
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2008BT5805
production_note
production_type
public_access_description
related_museum_numbers
rights
3
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site_code
VA
slug
tread-low-price-wallpapers-for-wallpaper-day-lewis-foreman
sys_updated
2013-08-25T00:00:00.000Z
techniques
colour machine print
title
Tread; Low-price Wallpapers for Staircase Decoration designed by Lewis F. Day
updated
vanda_exhibition_history
year_end
1904
year_start
1882