Zuber Wallpaper

From Color Geek

On a recent trip to Natchez, I stayed at Dunleith, a home built in 1856. On the tour of the home, in the dining room was a panoramic Zuber wallpaper made in 1855 titled, “Les Zones Terrestres” or Zones of the World – desert, tropical, temperate, arctic. The story goes that the 31 panels were rolled up and hidden in a cave in France and remained there until 1960. It took over 2,050 individual hand carved blocks to print, and I can’t remember how many colors. All the blocks were destroyed in WWII, so this design hasn’t been printed since.

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