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Description

Roll of 'L'Eden' block printed panoramic wallpaper, one of twenty rolls of panoramic wallpaper depicting a fantastical botanical paradise or Eden inspired by the worldwide botanical 'discoveries' of the mid-nineteenth century, designed by Joseph Fuchs, manufactured by Desfossé, Paris (no.3550), first edition 1861, second edition 1872

Museum reference

K.2004.285.5

Collection

Decorative and Applied Art

Object name

Wallpaper roll

Production information

Jules Desfossé Manufacture, 1851 - 1947, Manufacturer
France, EUROPE
Fuchs, Joseph, 1814 - 1888, Designer
Mulhouse, France, EUROPE

Date

1840 - 1860

Materials

Paper

References

https://www.nms.ac.uk/explore-our-collections/stories/art-and-design/panoramic-wallpaper

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