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manufactured by John Line & Sons, about 1950

A wallpaper sample from the John Line & Sons 'The Significance of Line' Wallpaper Pattern Book from around 1950. The paper has an eighteenth century French-style design of cherubs, butterfly and flower cameos surrounded by garlands of flowers, ribbons and scrolls, in white, lime, navy, blue and grey.

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Colour printed paper.

height: 415mm
width: 426mm

Further Reading

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

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