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General Crossword Questions for “wallpaper”

  • Bland and unoriginal stuff - for decorating
  • Mural decoration
  • Women all getting journal with something on interiors
  • Background music to be cut to size?

Encyclopedia

  • Mary Cassatt's painting of two ladies drinking tea in a room with red-blue striped wallpapers. Wallpaper printing techniques include surface printing, gravure printing, silk screen-printing, and rotary printing. — “Wallpaper - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”, en.wikipedia.org
  • Wallpaper (also desktop picture and desktop background) is an image used as a background of a graphical user interface on a computer screen or mobile communications device. Wallpaper" is the term used in Microsoft Windows before Windows Vista. — “Computer wallpaper - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”, en.wikipedia.org
  • A wallpaper group (or plane symmetry group or plane crystallographic group) is a mathematical classification of a two-dimensional repetitive pattern, based on the symmetries in the pattern. Such patterns occur frequently in architecture and decorative art. — “Wallpaper group - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”, en.wikipedia.org

Quotations

  • An acclimatised Britisher, he had seen that summer eve from the footplate of an engine cab of the Loop line railway company while the rain refrained from falling glimpses, as it were, through the windows of loveful households in Dublin city and urban district of scenes truly rural of happiness of the better land with Dockrell's wallpaper at one and ninepence a dozen, innocent Britishborn bairns lisping prayers to the Sacred Infant, youthful scholars grappling with their pensums or model young ladies playing on the pianoforte or anon all with fervour reciting the family rosary round the crackling Yulelog while in the boreens and green lanes the colleens with their swains strolled what times the strains of the organtoned melodeon Britannia metalbound with four acting stops and twelvefold bellows, a sacrifice, greatest bargain ever... — “Ulysses” by James Joyce
  • She took the shades off the candlesticks, had new wallpaper put up, the staircase repainted, and seats made in the garden round the sundial; she even inquired how she could get a basin with a jet fountain and fishes. — “Madame Bovary” by Gustave Flaubert

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