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Wallpaper roll

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.2004.285.4

Collection

Decorative and Applied Art

Object name

Wallpaper roll

Production information

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

Date

1840 - 1860

Materials

Paper

Exhibitions

  • Design for Living (08 Jul 2016)
    National Museum of Scotland

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