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Robert M. Kelly
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Review: Wallpaper In Ireland 1700-1900
Review:"Wallpaper In Ireland 1700-1900" by David Skinner, Churchill House Press, 2014 BY ROBERT M. KELLY A very large number of houses are always changing their tenants — houses of the middling and cheaper classes more particularly — and a ‘fresh paper’ is ...

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Wallpaper In Ireland.....a series
Herewith an examination in serial form of David Skinner's recent book Wallpaper In Ireland 1700 - 1900 . Introduction:  ...One of Ireland's lesser-known trades, its history largely forgotten, wallpaper manufacture employed many hundreds of people in the eig...

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Wallpaper In Ireland.....a series
Herewith an examination in serial form of David Skinner's 2014 book Wallpaper In Ireland 1700 - 1900 . Introduction:  ...One of Ireland's lesser-known trades, its history largely forgotten, wallpaper manufacture employed many hundreds of people in the eight...

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All About: The Wallpaper History Review 2015
The Review from 2015 edited by Christine Woods is an overstuffed sandwich of wallpaper.  It contains close to a hundred pages with an astonishing number of excellent color photos (140) and wonderful articles. The Review has been out for some time but news t...

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Decorating “The Pastures” of Philip Schuyler: High-style Wallpaper Choices c. 1760
I. Philip Schuyler And The Pastures II. Halls, Staircases, And Entry Ways III. Ware House Traditions: Subjects And Working Methods IV. Jackson’s Influence: A Chronology  V. Philip's Options: “architect” And Other Papers VI. Two Outliers: Strawberry Hill’s H...

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IX: Conclusion: Wallpaper In The Gilded Age
1. Architect's rendering, 1894. The very mention of 1893 and the Gilded Age conjures a quaint picture which is not contradicted by the wallpapers found at Ventfort Hall. The overdone designs and age-worn colors of the leather paper, the 3-D strength of the ...

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VIII: Revisiting Six Wallpaper Types
It's time we returned to the six types of paper found at Ventfort Hall: 1. “leather” paper 2. block printed floral 3. “stenciled look” 4. Lincrusta 5. Anaglypta-type 6. varnished tile 1. "Leather" paper. We have no way of knowing what this leather paper cos...

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VII. Cottage Industry: The Notebook of L. C. Peters
Fanny Kemble and Edith Wharton were international cultural icons who left significant traces of their residence in the fashionable resort town of Lenox, Massachusetts. But, estates such as the "Perch" and "The Mount" could not have existed without a skilled...
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