Wednesday, October 24, 2012

Wallpaper in the 1860's


I love researching old houses. Today's post will feature wallpaper found in homes in the 1860's.

"By the 1860's, in America, it may be safe to say that almost all paper used to print newspapers on was machine made. One notable exception is when newspaper editions were printed on wallpaper. Wallpaper, while a percentage was machine made in this period, the majority of it was handmade. The initial steps to produce sheets for wallpaper were much the same as in the making of other paper." Click here to read more of the article.

Making wallpaper in the 1860's was a lengthy process. I hope you enjoyed the article as much as I did.


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