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Smith, Edwin, Photographerabout 1950

A black and white photograph taken by Edwin Smith in the 1950s, showing cheap machine-printed wallpapers of the 1930s in unpretentious country cottages. This photograph shows a gentleman sitting in a carver chair beside a fireplace with a mantle piece on which are ornaments and a mirror. There are paintings on the wall, and a calendar.

Object Number

SC77A

Black and white printed photograph.


height: 345mm
width: 440mm

Further Reading

de Joia, Roberta (ed). A Popular Art: British Wallpapers 1930-1960 (Exhibition Catalogue). London: Middlesex University Press, 1989.

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