Bruce Fine Papers, specializes in the manufacture of block printed wallpaper, a historic process that gives a quality to the product that is impossible to achieve using modern high speed production methods. The work is performed entirely by hand, ensuring that quality is closely monitored throughout the entire process.

Bruce Fine Papers, specializes in wallpaper restoration as well as new custom designs. Whether based on historic documents or new designs, they can provide custom work on any wallpaper project, offering a tailor-made solution to most requirements..

Every piece of work is made to order, and can be entirely custom colored.

Dearle Damask

An Italian damask design from 1795,
which was used by William Morris as the basis for his "Rose and Lily" paper. Morris transposed the original crown for a rose and generally stylised the remainder of the design.

Dearle Damask
Celadon

Dearle Damask
Victoian Gold

Dearle Damask
Stone White
Dearle Damask
Roman Ochre
Dearle Damask
Medici
Dearle Damask
Dubarry
Dearle Damask
Etruscan Red
Dearle Damask
Maize
Dearle Damask
Venetian-Pink
Dearle Damask
Victorian-Drab

 

Georgian Knot

A Paper from the reign of George III (1760 1820) Found in a Norfolk inn.
The original document has a bright green ground with blue pin dots
and a cream overprint.

 

Georgian Knot
Raffia
Georgian Knot
Sung-Cream
Georgian Knot
Venetian-Pink
Georgian Knot
Maize
Georgian Knot
Medici
Georgian Knot
Knot Green
Georgian Knot
Albertine
Georgian Knot
Celadon
Georgian Knot
Cirrus
Georgian Knot
French Grey

 

Gesuiti

The interior of Santa Maria Assunta in Venice gives the impression of a church clothed in damask.Grey and green marble is inlaid on the walls and pillars of the building, in less important areas paint effects have been used as a convincing imitation of marble inlay.Construction was begun on the church in 1714 and completed in 1729 and is more usually known in Venice as the ‘Gesuiti

 

Gesuiti
Bone
Gesuiti
Celadon
Gesuiti
Etruscan-Red
Gesuiti
French Grey
Gesuiti
Maize
Gesuiti
Medici-Blue
Gesuiti
Roman-Ochre
Gesuiti
Sung Cream
Gesuiti
Taffeta-Grand
Gesuiti
Venetian Gold

 

Griffon

A late Georgian paper, found at Scampston Hall in North Yorkshire.
Fragments still exist in the house, grounded in Etruscan Red and Printed with a gold highlight which has now oxidised to black.

 

Griffon
Medici-Blue
Griffon
Maize
Griffon
Celadon
Griffon
Etruscan-Red

Griffon
French Grey

Griffon
Sung-Cream
Griffon
Taffeta-Drab
Griffon
Venetian-Pink

Griffon
Roman-Ochre

Griffon
Bone

 

Rose

An eighteenth century Russian design which is unusual in its use of formal damask elements combined with stylised roses.

 

Rose
Bone
Rose
Bone Mica
Rose
Celadon

Rose
French Grey

Rose
Maize
Rose
Roman-Ochre
Rose
Sung-Cream
Rose
Taffeta Drab

Rose
Venetian Pink

Rose
Venetian Pink-Gold

 

Dragged Stripes 1

A collection of two colour striped wallpapers which are all based on layouts taken from historical originals, All of the papers in this collection are printed by dragging the paper under a striping trough in the traditional manner and are all manufactured using water based mediums on 150Gsm paper. All of the papers in both of our stripe collections can be custom coloured to suit clients requirements.

 

Marlyn Cinn-Copper
Marlyn Cinn Purple
Marlyn Corn Yellow

Marlyn Donkey

Brompton Silt-Silver
Brompton Silt-Gold
Brompton Red-Gold
Brompton Red-Silver

Brompton Purple-Silver

Brompton Olive
Brompton Medici
Brompton Cinnamon
Henley Donkey

Henley Corn Yellow

Henley Salt Lake
Lanier Donkey
Lanier Corn Yellow
Lanier Damask Red

Wollaton Original Yellow

Wollaton Beach Hut Blue
Elgin Damask Red
Elgin Piedmon Aubergine
Elgin Olive

Fitzroy Mischief

Fitzroy Yellow
Fitzroy Medici
Fitzroy Lime
Fitzroy Donkey
Cavendish Mischief
Cavendish Purple
Cavendish Damask Red
Cavendish Med Cream
Cavendish Medici-Gold
Cavendish Corn Yellow
Cavendish Maurizio
Cavendish Donkey
Buxton Maurizio
Buxton Mischief
Pembroke Red
Pembroke Med-Cream
Pembroke Med-Gliver
Pembroke Donkey

 

Special Restorations and Reconstructions

Glen Affric
A series of scenes from a Scottish hunting lodge. Painted by Sir Edwin Henry Landseer, the famous English Victorian painter.

Maine Chinoiserie
Chinese wallpaper from 1794 as printed in Maine New England USA, in the early Republic.
This was originally reproduced by Bruce Fine Papers for a museum project in New England.

Higganum
A three colour blockprinted wallpaper reproduced by Bruce Fine Papers for a museum in Higganum Connecticut
Ostrich Paper
A five colour blockprinted wallpaper design recreated by Bruce Fine Papers for Scampston Hall.
Wollaton Blockprint
A block printed wallpaper reproduced for Wollaton Hall Nottinghamshire.