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Olga Hirsch Collection of Decorated Papers (Page 4)

The Olga Hirsch collection of decorated papers, bequeathed in 1968, comprises over 3,500 sheets of paper and around 130 books in paper wrappers or with decorated end-leaves

BOX 11 (J1099-J1282) Blockprints (1830-1870)

  • J1099-1101 After 1830, multicoloured
  • J1102-1115 c1860-70, white background
  • J1116-1139 Some made in Aschaffenburg
  • J1140-1163 c1860-70, red & purple, pink, orange & yellow background [used for wrapping gingerbread?]
  • J1164-1186 c1860-70 on blue, brown, green background [used for wrapping gingerbread?}
  • J1187-1197 c1860-70 on blue background [used for wrapping gingerbread?]
  • J1198-1219 c1830-50
  • J1220-1282 19c & 20c

BOX 12 (J1283-J1384) Blockprints: Italy (19th & 20th centuries)

  • J1283-1295 Venice, Varese & others
  • J1296-1301 Varese? [Hans Schmoller believes them to be Giannini papers from Florence. Giannini is a paper merchant]
  • J1302 Female saints
  • J1303 From Laboratorio Marcelliano, Pistoiese, Tuscany, design 18 'Parone'
  • J1304 as 1304, design 5b 'Cerchi'
  • J1305-1320 Varese, Remondini, mainly floral
    • J1313 With part of Remondini stamp [Basso Remondini: reprints signed 'Stampi Remondini PESP' of blocks used by Remondini firm] see also J1321-24, J1326-7
  • J1321-1334 Varese, Venice, Remondini, landscapes, floral borders etc
    • J1321-24 With part of Remondini stamp
    • J1326 With Remondini stamp
    • J1327 With part of Remondini stamp
  • J1335-1375 Venice & Varese, geometric & floral
  • J1376-1384

BOX 13 (J1390-J1415) Woodblocks: French Dominotiers (mainly 18th century)

  • J1385-89
    • J1385 Signed Chez Les Associées no 43 (Paris)
    • J1386 Unsigned Les Associées
    • J1387 Signed Chez Les Associées no 68
    • J1138 Signed Chez Les Associées no 44
    • J1389 Unsigned Atelier Réveillon? c1745
  • J1390-1396
    • J1390 Signed Rabier-Boulard no 31 (Orléans)
    • J1392 Signed Sevestre Leblond no 188 (Orléans)
    • J1393 Signature incomplete, Paris
  • J1397-1406
    • J1397 Signed Pierre-Fiacre Perdoux no 416 (Orléans)
    • J1398 Signed Jean-Baptist Ghys no 9? (Tournay)
    • J1399-1400 Signed Jean-Baptist Ghys (Tournay)
    • J1401 Signed Jean-Baptist Ghys no 66
    • J1402 Signed Jean-Baptist Ghys no 107?
    • J1403 Signed Jean-Baptist Ghys
    • J1404 Signed Jean-Baptist Letourmy no 14 (Orléans)
    • J1405 Signed Jean-Baptist Letourmy no 190 (Orléans)
    • J1406 Signed Lauti(?) Besançon
  • J1407-1415 Without signatures

FOLDER 14 (J1416-J1436) Woodblocks: French Dominotiers (mainly 18th century)

  • J1390-1415
  • J1416-1435 Blockprints in 2 printings, lattice design signed D Freise, 1928
  • J1436 Paper donated by Dorothy Stevens in 1943 depicting wise & foolish virgins

FOLDER 15 (J1437-J1454) Blockprints on shaded or striped background

  • J1437-1443 19c
  • J1444-1454 19c? & 20c

FOLDER 16 (J1455-J1460) Flock Paper

  • 6 samples on 1 sheet

BOX 17 (J1461-J1633) Old Marbled Papers: Stone-Comb Marble, Drawn Patterns

  • J1461-1491 Comb marbled, mainly 18c
  • J1492-1528a Marbling mainly 18c
  • J1529-1550 Marbling mainly 18c
  • J1551-1564a Marbling 18c
  • J1565-1610 Marbling 19c
  • J1611-1623 Marbling 19c
  • J1624-1627a Non-pareil
  • J1628-1633 Spanish marbling 18c & early 19c

BOX 18 (J1634-J1688a) Old Marbled Papers: Stone-Comb, Marble Drawn Patterns(mainly 18th & 19th centuries)

  • J1634-1663 Comb marble 18c
  • J1664-1670 Mainly stone marble 18c
  • J1671-1675 Marbling 18c
  • J1676-1680 Marbling 18c
  • J1681-1688a Marbling 19c

BOX 19 (J1689-J1769) Old Marbling: French Curl (18th century)

  • J1689-1705 Large pattern
  • J1706-1722 Small pattern
  • J1723-1740 Large pattern
  • J1741-1766 Small pattern
  • J1767-1769 Blue curl