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Sidewall, Windsor Castle

This is a sidewall. It was made by Arthur Sanderson & Sons, Ltd.. It is dated 1912–39 and we acquired it in 1973. Its medium is machine printed on paper. It is a part of the Wallcoverings department.

Romantic landscape view of Windsor Castle seen through a canopy of trees, with a pair of birds perched beside a quite stream, surrounded by accents of red flowers. With its historical interest and watercolor-like landscape this design remained popular in England and the USA for many years.

This object was donated by Samuel J. Dornsife. It is credited Gift of Samuel J. Dornsife.

  • Sidewall (France)
  • block-printed on machine-made paper.
  • Gift of Eleanor and Sarah Hewitt.
  • 1931-45-59

Its dimensions are

55 x 56 cm (21 5/8 x 22 1/16 in.)

It is inscribed

Printed in selvedge: British Made Rd No 606217. Written in pen on a piece of masking tape adhered to the verso (now removed): "Voight House / 115 E College Ave S.E. / Grand Rapids, Mich."

Cite this object as

Sidewall, Windsor Castle; Made by Arthur Sanderson & Sons, Ltd. (United Kingdom); England; machine printed on paper; 55 x 56 cm (21 5/8 x 22 1/16 in.); Gift of Samuel J. Dornsife; 1973-69-2

This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition Rooms with a View: Landscape & Wallpaper.

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