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1912

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1939

  • Work on this object ended.

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Sidewall, Windsor Castle, 1912–39

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.

It is credited Gift of Samuel J. Dornsife.

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, 1912–39; 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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