Wallpaper, ca. 1820

Contributed by Maine Historical Society


This wallpaper was made in France. It was block printed on hand-made sheets.

Wallpaper was commonly used beginning in the early nineteenth century. This wallpaper sat on the shelf of a Portland store for more than 70 years before being given to the Maine Historical Society in 1897.

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About This Item

  • Title: Wallpaper, ca. 1820
  • Creation Date: circa 1820
  • Subject Date: circa 1820
  • Town: Portland
  • County: Cumberland
  • State: ME
  • Media: Paper
  • Local Code: A86-541
  • Object Type: Physical Object

For more information about this item, contact:

Maine Historical Society
485 Congress Street, Portland, ME 04101
(207) 774-1822 x219

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