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93/16/1 Sketchbook, designs for Art Nouveau style ceilings, paper, designs by William Harrison for Wunderlich Limited, Australia, 1908-1909. Click to enlarge.

Ceiling design sketchbook by William Harrison for Wunderlich

Designed
Sketchbook of designs for Wunderlich ceilings, paper, William Harrison, Australia, 1908-1909

Sketchbook, bound, woven beige textile cover with design in Art Nouveau motif in brown/blue. Pencil loop at bottom. First 10 leaves are blank, p. 15 reverse has pencilled date of '22/9/07', leaf 16 signed & marked 'approved 9/6/09'; leaf 23 & 24 marked 'approved for filler/for borders in lieu of basket pattern no=822 EH 22/9/08'. Some designs have pencilled instructions as well as design #, all …

Summary

Object No.

93/16/1

Object Statement

Sketchbook, designs for Art Nouveau style ceilings, paper, designs by William Harrison for Wunderlich Limited, Australia, 1908-1909

Physical Description

Sketchbook of designs for Wunderlich ceilings, paper, William Harrison, Australia, 1908-1909

Sketchbook, bound, woven beige textile cover with design in Art Nouveau motif in brown/blue. Pencil loop at bottom. First 10 leaves are blank, p. 15 reverse has pencilled date of '22/9/07', leaf 16 signed & marked 'approved 9/6/09'; leaf 23 & 24 marked 'approved for filler/for borders in lieu of basket pattern no=822 EH 22/9/08'. Some designs have pencilled instructions as well as design #, all handrawn, some with infill watercolouring.

Dimensions

Height

265 mm

Width

360 mm

Depth

15 mm

Production

Notes

William Harrison (1881-1923) was Art Director and later Advertisng Manager at Wunderlich.

Source

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Helena Harrison, 1993

Acquisition Date

19 January 1993

Cite this Object

Harvard

Ceiling design sketchbook by William Harrison for Wunderlich 2022, Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences, accessed 4 February 2023, <https://ma.as/131351>

Wikipedia

{{cite web |url=https://ma.as/131351 |title=Ceiling design sketchbook by William Harrison for Wunderlich |author=Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences |access-date=4 February 2023 |publisher=Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences, Australia}}

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