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Sidewall

Robert Jones1817–27

Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum

Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum

Lower portion of one of four or more lengths, composing panel set used in repeating fashion in rooms at Royal Pavilion. At bottom, horizontal wave design above which, at right, is half a large flower. Rest of field filled with pairs of dolphins, star fish. Printed in yellow on deep yellow ground.

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  • Title: Sidewall
  • Creator: Robert Jones
  • Date Created: 1817–27
  • Provenance: Unused length from Royal Pavilion at Brighton. Part of a panel set.
  • Physical Dimensions: w590 x h995 cm
  • Exhibitions: New York, NY, Cooper Union Museum, "The Prince Regents' Style...1800-1830", 17 April - 5 June, 1953. no.188.Washington, D.C., National Collection of Fine Arts, Smithsonian Institution, "Treasures from the Cooper Union Museum", 13 July - 24 September, 1967.Princeton, N.J., The Art Museum, Princeton University, "Drawings and Watercolors for the Royal Pavilion in Brighton by Frederick Crace and Son", 15 April - 18 May 1969.London, England, Victoria & Albert Museum/ The Art Council of Great Britain, "An American Museum of Decorative Art and Design. Designs from the Collection of Cooper-Hewitt, New York", 14 June - 12 August, 1973.Other Venues:The Brooklyn Museum, 18 Dec., 1973 - 3 February, 1974.Cincinnati, Ohio, The Taft Museum, "Chinoiserie", October 5 - December 2, 1979.
  • Dimensions: H x W: 99.5 x 59 cm (39 3/16 x 23 1/4 in.)
  • Bibliography: Cooper Union Museum, "Chronicle", Vol. e, Nos. 1-3, Oct. 1961, "Wallpaper: A Picture-Book ...", p.19.Cooper Union Museum, "The Prince Regents' Style...1800-1830", 17 April - 5 June, 1953. no.188.Washington, D.C., National Collection of Fine Arts, Smithsonian Institution, "Treasures from the Cooper Union Museum", 13 July - 24 September, 1967, p.23, no.81.London, England, Victoria & Albert Museum/ The Art Council of Great Britain, "An American Museum of Decorative Art and Design. Designs from the Collection of Cooper-Hewitt, New York", 14 June - 12 August, 1973, cat. no. 207.2, p.99.
  • Type: Sidewall
  • Rights: Gift of Brighton Art Gallery and Museum
  • Medium: Block-printed and varnished on handmade paper

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