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Rose Uniacke - Shop - An Aesthetic Movement Kneehole Desk Covered in Lincrusta Walton panelling

Rose Uniacke - Shop - An Aesthetic Movement Kneehole Desk Covered in Lincrusta Walton panelling

gorgeous detail

gorgeous detail

Fall of Gog and Magog, 1916 Oil on canvas with Lincrusta-Walton reliefs 254.3 x 505.8 cm, Sargent Hall, east wall (after treatment)

Fall of Gog and Magog, 1916 Oil on canvas with Lincrusta-Walton reliefs 254.3 x 505.8 cm, Sargent Hall, east wall (after treatment)

Hell, 1916 Oil on canvas with Lincrusta-Walton reliefs 254.6 x 507.4 cm Sargent Hall, west wall (after treatment)

Hell, 1916 Oil on canvas with Lincrusta-Walton reliefs 254.6 x 507.4 cm Sargent Hall, west wall (after treatment)

Lincrusta-Walton in the Dining Room. Photograph by John Faier, © The Richard H. Driehaus Museum, 2013.

Lincrusta-Walton in the Dining Room. Photograph by John Faier, © The Richard H. Driehaus Museum, 2013.

Victoria Era Wallpaper: Acanthus wallpaper, 1875: There was a favored tripartite wall that included a dado or wainscoting at the bottom, a field in the middle and a frieze or cornice at the top. This was popular into the 20th century. Frederick Walton who created linoleum in 1863 created the process for embossing semi-liquid linseed oil, backed with waterproofed paper or canvas. It was called Lincrusta and was applied much like wallpaper.

Victoria Era Wallpaper: Acanthus wallpaper, 1875: There was a favored tripartite wall that included a dado or wainscoting at the bottom, a field in the middle and a frieze or cornice at the top. This was popular into the 20th century. Frederick Walton who created linoleum in 1863 created the process for embossing semi-liquid linseed oil, backed with waterproofed paper or canvas. It was called Lincrusta and was applied much like wallpaper.

Frederick Walton 1834-1928 Inventor of Lincrusta

Frederick Walton 1834-1928 Inventor of Lincrusta