Pochoir prints from Eugène Grasset’s 1896 portfolio “La Plante et ses Applications Ornementales sous la Direction.” Make your hallway look like heaven.

“Snowdrop.” Plate 31, page 59. Collections of the Smithsonian Libraries.  Biodiversity Heritage Library, digitalizing sponsor. In the public domain due to age. via https://archive.org/details/planteetsesappl00Gras/page/n59/mode/1up

“Solomon’s Seal.” Plate 34, page 65. Collections of the Smithsonian Libraries.  Biodiversity Heritage Library, digitalizing sponsor. In the public domain due to age. via https://archive.org/details/planteetsesappl00Gras/page/n65/mode/1up

“Nasturtium.” Plate 40, page 77. Collections of the Smithsonian Libraries.  Biodiversity Heritage Library, digitalizing sponsor. In the public domain due to age. via https://archive.org/details/planteetsesappl00Gras/page/n77/mode/1up

Roundels, mostly in black and white. A few that are merely circular. Designs for pottery from the Minton Archives, Stoke-on-Trent, England.

Bird. Undated design sketch created for Minton Pottery which was in business from 1793 to 1968. Thinking this is from around 1900. Image © Minton Archives. Fair use license. via https://www.themintonarchive.org.uk/another-helping-of-folio-frivolity/#more-12685
Detail of a larger design, possibly for a jug or pitcher. Undated design sketch created for Minton Pottery which was in business from 1793 to 1968. Thinking this is from around 1900. Image © Minton Archives. Fair use license. via https://www.themintonarchive.org.uk/another-helping-of-folio-frivolity/#more-12685
Butterfly. Undated design sketch in black and white created for Minton Pottery which was in business from 1793 to 1968. Thinking this is from around 1900. Image © Minton Archives. Fair use license. via https://www.themintonarchive.org.uk/another-helping-of-folio-frivolity/#more-12685

Fish. Undated design sketch in black and white created for Minton Pottery which was in business from 1793 to 1968. Thinking this is from around 1900. Image © Minton Archives. Fair use license. via https://www.themintonarchive.org.uk/another-helping-of-folio-frivolity/#more-12685

Make your back hall look like Queen Victoria’s conservatory. Pochoir prints from Eugène Grasset’s 1896 portfolio “La Plante et ses Applications Ornementales sous la Direction.”

“Couronne Imperiale.” Plate 16. Page 35. Collections of the Smithsonian Libraries. Biodiversity Heritage Library, digitalizing sponsor. In the public domain due to age. via https://archive.org/details/planteetsesappl00Gras/page/n35/mode/1up
“Geranium Sauvage.” Plate 19, page 41. Collections of the Smithsonian Libraries. Biodiversity Heritage Library, digitalizing sponsor. In the public domain due to age. via https://archive.org/details/planteetsesappl00Gras/page/n41/mode/1up
‘Cyclamen.” Plate 22. Page 45. Collections of the Smithsonian Libraries. Biodiversity Heritage Library, digitalizing sponsor. In the public domain due to age. via https://archive.org/details/planteetsesappl00Gras/page/n45/mode/1up

More imagery from a 1921 edition of Aleksandr Pushkin’s fairy tale “Conte de tsar Saltan et de son fils: le glorieux et puissant prince Gvidon Saltanovitch, et de sa belle princesse Cygne” . Published in Paris by Éditions De La Sirène, it was illustrated by Natalia Goncharova.

Page 2. Collections of and digitalized by the Boston Public Library. In the public domain due to age. via https://archive.org/details/contedetsarsalta00push/page/n2/mode/1up
Page 3. Collections of and digitalized by the Boston Public Library. In the public domain due to age. via https://archive.org/details/contedetsarsalta00push/page/n3/mode/1up
Page 5. Collections of and digitalized by the Boston Public Library. In the public domain due to age. via https://archive.org/details/contedetsarsalta00push/page/n5/mode/1up

What you need to show the wallpaper people when they come over and want to see designs you like. Lithographs from C. J. Richardson’s 1851 work “Studies of ornamental design.” F. Bedford and Day & Son, lithographers. Published in London by John Weale.

Title page. Page 7. Collections of and digitalized by the Boston Public Library. In the public domain due to age. via https://archive.org/details/studiesofornamen00rich/page/n7/mode/2up
Page 9. Page 7. Collections of and digitalized by the Boston Public Library. In the public domain due to age. via https://archive.org/details/studiesofornamen00rich/page/n9/mode/2up
Page 34. Collections of and digitalized by the Boston Public Library. In the public domain due to age. via https://archive.org/details/studiesofornamen00rich/page/n34/mode/1up
“Jewel Embroidery.” Page 36. Collections of and digitalized by the Boston Public Library. In the public domain due to age. via https://archive.org/details/studiesofornamen00rich/page/n36/mode/1up
Page 40. Collections of and digitalized by the Boston Public Library. In the public domain due to age. via https://archive.org/details/studiesofornamen00rich/page/n40/mode/1up
“Ceiling of the Sala di Cambio, Perugia. Painted in 1500 by Pietro Perugino and his pupils.” Page 46. Collections of and digitalized by the Boston Public Library. In the public domain due to age. via https://archive.org/details/studiesofornamen00rich/page/n46/mode/1up
“Chalice from the church of San Dominico at Perugia.” Page 48, Collections of and digitalized by the Boston Public Library. In the public domain due to age. via https://archive.org/details/studiesofornamen00rich/page/n48/mode/1up
“Ancient German applique, embroidery. Page 50. Collections of and digitalized by the Boston Public Library. In the public domain due to age. via https://archive.org/details/studiesofornamen00rich/page/n50/mode/1up
“Pattern for applique embroidery.” Page 52. Collections of and digitalized by the Boston Public Library. In the public domain due to age. via https://archive.org/details/studiesofornamen00rich/page/n52/mode/1up

Designs for southern Italian tile ornaments, perfect for the conservatory whenever you get around to getting it finished. Plates from Johann Eduard Jacobsthal’s work “Süd-italienische Fliesen-Ornamente,” published in Germany in 1886. The idea for the post being taken from an idea on the art blog www.design-is-fine.org.

Figures 1 and 2, page 23. Wilhelm Greve, lithographer. Collections of the Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute Library. Boston Public Library, digitalizing sponsor. In the public domain due to age. via https://archive.org/details/suditalienischef00jaco/page/n23/mode/1up
Figures 1, 2, and 3. Page 25. Wilhelm Greve, lithographer. Collections of the Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute Library. Boston Public Library, digitalizing sponsor. In the public domain due to age. via https://archive.org/details/suditalienischef00jaco/page/n25/mode/1up
Figures 1 and 2. Page 27. Wilhelm Greve, lithographer. Collections of the Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute Library. Boston Public Library, digitalizing sponsor. In the public domain due to age. via https://archive.org/details/suditalienischef00jaco/page/n27/mode/1up

Images of birds with wonderful tails taken from “Monograph of the Phasianidae, or Family of the Pheasants,” published in 1872 by American zoologist Daniel Giraud Elliot. Lithographs after artwork by Joseph Wolf. Taken from a current Sotheby’s auction catalog.

“Phasianus Deccollatus.” Lithographed plate after Joseph Wolf. Image © 2021 Sotheby’s. Fair use license. via https://www.sothebys.com/en/buy/auction/2021/travel-atlases-maps-and-natural-history/daniel-giraud-elliot-monograph-of-the-phasianidae?locale=en
“Euplocomus Praelatus.” Lithographed plate after Joseph Wolf. Image © 2021 Sotheby’s. Fair use license. via https://www.sothebys.com/en/buy/auction/2021/travel-atlases-maps-and-natural-history/daniel-giraud-elliot-monograph-of-the-phasianidae?locale=en
“Ceriornis Temmincki.” Lithographed plate after Joseph Wolf. Image © 2021 Sotheby’s. Fair use license. via https://www.sothebys.com/en/buy/auction/2021/travel-atlases-maps-and-natural-history/daniel-giraud-elliot-monograph-of-the-phasianidae?locale=en
“Ceriornis Blythii.” Lithographed plate after Joseph Wolf. Image © 2021 Sotheby’s. Fair use license. via https://www.sothebys.com/en/buy/auction/2021/travel-atlases-maps-and-natural-history/daniel-giraud-elliot-monograph-of-the-phasianidae?locale=en

Live life the Gothic Revival way. Various features in the rooms at Strawberry Hill, home of Horace Walpole, taken from “A Description of the villa of Mr. Horace Walpole.” Written by Walopole in 1784 with illustrations by various artists and printed by Thomas Kirgate.

“Chimney Piece of the Holbein Chamber.” Page 42. Collections of and digitalized by the Getty Research Institute. In the public domain due to age. via https://archive.org/details/descriptionofvil00walp_0/page/42/mode/1up
“Screen of the Holbein Chamber.” Page 79. Collections of and digitalized by the Getty Research Institute. In the public domain due to age. via https://archive.org/details/descriptionofvil00walp_0/page/n78/mode/1up
“The Gallery.” Page 84. Collections of and digitalized by the Getty Research Institute. In the public domain due to age. via https://archive.org/details/descriptionofvil00walp_0/page/n84/mode/1up
“Chimney in the Round Room.” Page 93. Collections of and digitalized by the Getty Research Institute. In the public domain due to age. via https://archive.org/details/descriptionofvil00walp_0/page/n93/mode/1up

Art Nouveau imagery. Various artists. Digital collections of the New York Public Library.

Art Nouveau design. (image turned sideways). 1893-1908. Image 16. Victor Lhuer, artist. In the public domain due to age. via https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e1-3e74-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99/book?parent=fc7d4980-c54f-012f-febe-58d385a7bc34#page/17/mode/2up
Art Nouveau design. (image turned sideways). 1893-1908. Image 17. Victor Lhuer, artist. In the public domain due to age. via https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e1-3e6e-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99#/?rotate=90
Art Nouveau design. (image turned sideways). Printed “Armand Guerinet, 140 Fg. St. Martin, Paris.”1893-1908. Image 17. In the public domain due to age. via https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e1-3e6d-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99
Art Nouveau pattern depicting women outdoors. 1893-1908. . In the public domain due to age.https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e1-3e87-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Illustrations of various features in the rooms at Strawberry Hill, home of Horace Walpole, taken from “A Description of the villa of Mr. Horace Walpole.” Written by Walopole in 1784 with illustrations by various artists and printed by Thomas Kirgate. English, Gothic Revival.

“Chimney in the Great Parlour.” Page 25. English. Collections of and digitalized by the Getty Research Institute. In the public domain due to age. via https://archive.org/details/descriptionofvil00walp_0/page/n25/mode/1up
“Staircase at Strawberry Hill.” Page 61. English. Collections of and digitalized by the Getty Research Institute. In the public domain due to age. via https://archive.org/details/descriptionofvil00walp_0/page/n61/mode/1up
“Chimney in the Yellow Bed Chamber.” Page 42. English. Collections of and digitalized by the Getty Research Institute. In the public domain due to age. via https://archive.org/details/descriptionofvil00walp_0/page/n42/mode/1up
“Library at Strawberry Hill.” Page 65. English. Collections of and digitalized by the Getty Research Institute. In the public domain due to age. via https://archive.org/details/descriptionofvil00walp_0/page/n65/mode/1up