<< YCBA Home Yale Center for British Art Yale Center for British Art << YCBA Home

YCBA Collections Search

IIIF Actions
Foster, Son & Duncum
The hand book on making paper flowers ... / by Foster, Son, & Duncan, of 16 Wigmore Street, artificial florists & plumassiers, importers & manufacturers of materials used by artifical flower makers.
London : Foster, Son & Duncam, [approximately 1851]
Physical Description:
2, 6 leaves, [1] leaf of plates : illustrations ; 26 cm.
Rare Books and Manuscripts
TT892 .F67 1851+ Oversize
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
View by request in the Study Room [Request]
Note: The Study Room is open by appointment. Please visit the Study Room page on our website for more details.

Copyright Status:
Copyright Not Evaluated
"With plates of patterns of the following flowers: 1. The rose. 2. The garden poppy. 3. The hollyhock. 4. The carnation. 5. The convolvulus. 6. The China aster."--Cover title.
Foster, Son & Duncam is listed in the Official descriptive and illustrated catalogue of the Great Exhibition of the works of industry of all nations, 1851 (v. 3, p. 794).
"Foster, Son & Duncum have always in stock a large assortment of French and English papers, hearts, petals, calices, leaves and every article required by the makers of either paper or muslin flowers ..."--Leaf 1.
Cover title.
Lithographed throughout.
BAC: British Art Center copy bound in publisher's original blue printed paper wrappers.
Subject Terms:
Amusements -- Great Britain -- 19th century.
Artificial flowers -- Great Britain.
Decorative arts -- Great Britain.
Great Britain -- Social life and customs -- 19th century.
Paper flowers -- Patterns.
Paper sculpture -- Great Britain.
Paper work -- Great Britain.
Lithographs -- 1851.
Manuals (Handbooks)
Pattern books.

If you have information about this object that may be of assistance please contact us.