More pochoir prints from “Relais 1930,” a posthumous collection of designs by Édouard Benedictus who lived from 1878 to 1930 and designed textiles and wallpaper. Digital collections of the New York Public Library.

Multicolor tulip shapes; on purple field. 1930. Image ID# 1556172. Collections of the New York Public Library. In the public domain due to age. via https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e2-e24e-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99
Multicolor rounded and angled shapes; on light grey field. 1930. Image ID# 1556174. Collections of the New York Public Library. In the public domain due to age. via https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e2-e250-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99#/?rotate=90
Multicolor angled and rounded shapes; on light grey field. 1930. Image ID# 1556171. Collections of the New York Public Library. In the public domain due to age. via https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e2-e24d-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99#/?rotate=90

Watercolors of Imperial Russian rooms, all in palaces and one being the study of the tsarina. Mid 19th century. Aleksandr Hristoforovich Kolb, watercolorist. Living from around 1819 to 1887, he also served as architect of the War Ministry. Participated in academic exhibitions. All of these taken from Bonhams auction catalogs.

“Interior of the Crimson study of Empress Maria, Winter Palace>’ ca. 1869. Russian. Watercolor on paper. Signed on the lower right. Image © Bonhams 2001-2020. Fair use license. via https://www.bonhams.com/auctions/26257/lot/3/?category=list&length=12&page=1
Palace interior. mid 19th c. Russian. Watercolor on paper. Signed on the lower right. Image © Bonhams 2001-2020. Fair use license. via https://www.bonhams.com/auctions/26257/lot/4/?category=list&length=12&page=1
Palace interior. mid 19th c. Russian. Watercolor on paper. Signed on the lower right. Image © Bonhams 2001-2020. Fair use license. via https://www.bonhams.com/auctions/26257/lot/5/?category=list&length=12&page=1
Winter Palace interior. mid 19th c. Russian. Watercolor on paper. Signed on the lower right. Image © Bonhams 2001-2020. Fair use license. via https://www.bonhams.com/auctions/23438/lot/1/

Flower pictures from Jules Auguste Habert-Dys work “Caprices Décoratifs des Oiseaux, des Fleurs, des Paysages, des Algues et Possions” which was published in Plauen, Saxony in 1890. Digitalized by SLUB- Dresden.

Plate. SLUB Dresden Reference ID#51. Collections of SLUB Dresden. Cc0 License 4.0. via https://digital.slub-dresden.de/werkansicht/dlf/151981/5/0/
Plate III. Plate. SLUB Dresden Reference ID25-III. Collections of SLUB Dresden. Cc0 License 4.0. via https://digital.slub-dresden.de/werkansicht/dlf/151981/25/0/#
Plate IV. Plate. SLUB Dresden Reference ID31-IV. Collections of SLUB Dresden. Cc0 License 4.0. via https://digital.slub-dresden.de/werkansicht/dlf/151981/31/0/#

Make your home look like Nefertiti is coming to stay. Plates of Ancient Egyptian décor from when Egyptian Revival was the chicest style. “Farbige Dekorationen.” Written by Helmuth Theodor Bossert, it was published in Berlin in 1928.Captions in German, French and English on the original document. Please enlarge the images to read them in French or English.

Plate VIII. Egypt. Figures 20 and 21. Thebes (Schêch Abd el-Gurna) hälfte des 15. Jahrh v. Chr. Page 54. Collection of the Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute Library. In the public domain due to age. via https://archive.org/details/encyclopaediaofc00boss/page/n54/mode/2up


Plate X. Egypt. Figures 26-33. Theben (Thebes) (Schêch Abd el-Gurna). Etwa 1380-1370 v. Chr. Page 58. Collection of the Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute Library. In the public domain due to age. via https://archive.org/details/encyclopaediaofc00boss/page/n58/mode/2up
Plate XI. Egypt. Figure 34. Tell el-Amarna. Um 1370 v. Chr. Page 60. Collection of the Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute Library. In the public domain due to age. via https://archive.org/details/encyclopaediaofc00boss/page/n60/mode/2up
Plate XII. Egypt. Theben (Thebes) Figures 35. (Kurnet Murai) um. 1350 v. Chr.. Figure 36. ( (Schêch Abd el-Gurna). Um 1090 v. Chr. Page 62. Collection of the Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute Library. In the public domain due to age. via https://archive.org/details/encyclopaediaofc00boss/page/n62/mode/2up
Plate XIII. Egypt. Figure 37. Sakkâra. Ende des 8 Jahrh BC. Figure 38. Theben (Thebes). Um. 1120 v. Chr. Figure 39. Philae. Um 370 v. Chr und 3. Jahrh v. Chr. Page 64. Collection of the Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute Library. In the public domain due to age. via https://archive.org/details/encyclopaediaofc00boss/page/n64/mode/2up

A new design to dress up every room of your home. Enough to do the box room, too. Pochoir prints from M.P. Verneuil’s 1898 work “L’ornamentation par le pochoir”.

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“Fleurons Varies.” Plate 1, page 5. Collections of the Clark Art Institute Library. Boston Public Library, digitalizing sponsor. In the public domain. via https://archive.org/details/lornamentationpa00vern/page/n5/mode/2up

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“Bordures, rosaces, écoinçons.” Plate 2, page 7. Collections of the Clark Art Institute Library. Boston Public Library, digitalizing sponsor. In the public domain. via https://archive.org/details/lornamentationpa00vern/page/n7/mode/2up

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“Bordures et Semis. Palmettes et Ornements.” Plate 3, page 12. Collections of the Clark Art Institute Library. Boston Public Library, digitalizing sponsor. In the public domain. via https://archive.org/details/lornamentationpa00vern/page/n9/mode/2up

Colorful plates from M. E. Chevreul’s work “The laws of contrast of colour and their application to the arts of painting, decoration of buildings, mosaic work, tapestry and carpet weaving, calico printing, dress, paper staining, printing, military clothing, illumination, landscape, and flower gardening.” Published in 1861 in London and New York by Routledge, Warne and Routledge, an English translation of the French.

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Red and green. Plate III, page 16. Collections of and digitalized by the Getty Research Institute. In the public domain. via https://archive.org/details/lawsofcontrastof00chev/page/16/mode/2up

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Yellow. Plate IV, page 18. Collections of and digitalized by the Getty Research Institute. In the public domain. via https://archive.org/details/lawsofcontrastof00chev/page/18/mode/2up

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Orange and black. Plate v, page 63. Collections of and digitalized by the Getty Research Institute. In the public domain. via https://archive.org/details/lawsofcontrastof00chev/page/n52/mode/2up

Jazz Age wallpaper from Atelier Primavera Au Printemps of Paris who was an important wallpaper maker in the 1920s, taken from an album of samples in the collections of the Musée des Arts Décoratifs. The perfect thing to have for when Zelda Fitzgerald comes to call.

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“Les Tulipes.” Wallpaper design. 1928. French. Inventory ID #54168.28.3.1-2. Continuous paper with mechanical pulp and a mechanically brushed green background. Printed with a cylinder in seven colors. Collections of the Musée des Arts Décoratifs. Fair use license. via http://collections.madparis.fr/les-tulipes-0

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“Eventail.” 1928. French. Inventory ID #54168.27.3. Continuous paper with mechanical pulp and a mechanically brushed blue background. Printed with a cylinder in six colors. Collections of the Musée des Arts Décoratifs. Fair use license. via http://collections.madparis.fr/eventail-7

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“Les Rayures.” Wallpaper design. 1928-1930. French. Inventory ID #54168.18.5. Continuous paper with mechanical pulp and a mechanically brushed beige background. Printed with a cylinder in seven colors. Collections of the Musée des Arts Décoratifs. Fair use license. via http://collections.madparis.fr/les-rayures-2

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“Cubiste.” Wallpaper design. !928-1930. French. Inventory ID #54168.21.3. Continuous paper with mechanical pulp and a mechanically brushed mauve background. Printed with a cylinder in five colors. Collections of the Musée des Arts Décoratifs. Fair use license. via http://collections.madparis.fr/cubiste-1

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“Les Arceaux.” 1928-1930. French. Inventory ID #54168.25.4. Continuous paper with mechanical pulp and a mechanically brushed brown background. Printed with a cylinder in five colors. Collections of the Musée des Arts Décoratifs. Fair use license. via http://collections.madparis.fr/les-arceaux-2

Designs for rooms with lots of wallpaper, by interior designer H. Blais. Just copy it all exactly and you can have the most fashionable residence in Paris. Trade samples for J. Grantil who made wallpaper. Not a book, but rather 26 unnumbered leaves of plates that came with a title statement and wrapper. Art Déco.

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“Moderne” and “Sole Mio” Page 1. Image © 2017 The Wolfsonian—Florida International University. Fair use license. via https://digital.wolfsonian.org/WOLF053831/00001/1

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“Cottage” and Mosaique.” Page 9. Image © 2017 The Wolfsonian—Florida International University. Fair use license. via https://digital.wolfsonian.org/WOLF053831/00001/9

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“Bataquia” and “Sylvie.” Page 2. Image © 2017 The Wolfsonian—Florida International University. Fair use license. via https://digital.wolfsonian.org/WOLF053831/00001/2

More Art Déco dreaming, taken from the 1925 publication “Une Ambassade Francaise” from the Exposition Internationale des Arts Decoratifs et Industriels Modernes. Charles Moreau, publisher.

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“Salle a Manger” (table and chairs detail). Page 40. 1925. French. Collections of the Wolfsonian Archives. Image © 2017 The Wolfsonian—Florida International University. Fair use license. via https://digital.wolfsonian.org/WOLF068413/00001/40?search=pochoir%3fsearch%3dpochoir

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“Salon.” Page 42. 1925. French. A Domin and Genevriere, decorators. Redard, architect. Collections of the Wolfsonian Archives. Image © 2017 The Wolfsonian—Florida International University. Fair use license. via https://digital.wolfsonian.org/WOLF068413/00001/42?search=pochoir%3fsearch%3dpochoir

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“Fumoir.” Page 44. 1925. French. Francis Jourdain. Collections of the Wolfsonian Archives. Image © 2017 The Wolfsonian—Florida International University. Fair use license. via https://digital.wolfsonian.org/WOLF068413/00001/44?search=pochoir%3fsearch%3dpochoir

More from Owen Jones “The Grammar of Ornament,” published in London in 1910. Collections of the University of Wisconsin.

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“Chinese number 1.” Plate LIX. University of Wisconsin Digital Collections. In the public domain due to age. via http://digicoll.library.wisc.edu/cgi-bin/DLDecArts/DLDecArts-idx?type=article&did=DLDecArts.GramOrnJones.i0034&id=DLDecArts.GramOrnJones&isize=M

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“Chinese number 2.” Plate XL [LX]. University of Wisconsin Digital Collections. In the public domain due to age. via http://digicoll.library.wisc.edu/cgi-bin/DLDecArts/DLDecArts-idx?type=turn&entity=DLDecArts.GramOrnJones.p0231&id=DLDecArts.GramOrnJones&isize=M

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“Chinese number 3.” Plate LXI. University of Wisconsin Digital Collections. In the public domain due to age. via http://digicoll.library.wisc.edu/cgi-bin/DLDecArts/DLDecArts-idx?type=turn&entity=DLDecArts.GramOrnJones.p0233&id=DLDecArts.GramOrnJones&isize=M

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“Chinese number 4.” Plate LXII. University of Wisconsin Digital Collections. In the public domain due to age. via http://digicoll.library.wisc.edu/cgi-bin/DLDecArts/DLDecArts-idx?type=turn&entity=DLDecArts.GramOrnJones.p0235&id=DLDecArts.GramOrnJones&isize=M