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Compton

Designer:
John Henry Dearle (British, 1860–1932)
Former Attribution:
William Morris (British, Walthamstow, London 1834–1896 Hammersmith, London)
Manufacturer:
Morris & Company
Printer:
Jeffrey & Co. (London)
Date:
designed 1896
Medium:
Block-printed wallpaper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 27 x 21 1/2 in. (68.6 x 54.6 cm)
Classification:
Wallpaper
Credit Line:
Purchase, Edward C. Moore Jr. Gift, 1923
Accession Number:
23.163.4e
Not on view
Inscription: printed in right margin: "Morris & Co."
Vendor: Morris & Company
The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Drawings and Prints: Selections from the Permanent Collection," April 25, 2005–July 24, 2005.

Oman & Hamilton, V&A, p.376.1065 (vol. II, 1896)
Charles C. Oman, Jean Hamilton, E. A. Entwisle Wallpapers, An International History and Illustrated Survey from the Victoria and Albert Museum. Harry N. Abrams, Inc., Victoria and Albert Museum, 1982, p.376, no. 1065 (vol. II, 1896).

Lesley Hoskins The Papered Wall. 1994, p. 24.



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