Only when I read your article about decoration of walls I realized an aspect not appreciated until Charles Dickens: his interest in interior decoration. Charles Dickens at home, the book I was writing about homes and areas where he had inhabited, acquired a much more literal sense. That article, home stage for words about the home, the magazine that Dickens launched in 1850, covered 6,000 words on any type of wall decoration from tapestries to gutta percha (rubber type similar to rubber that offers a solution for the appearance of moisture), but mainly concentrated on the wallpaper, taking into account more aspects that one could have imagined. It was one of the pieces of the process of the magazine, about familiar household items such as pottery making. However, he also exhibited his personal taste, alluding to what they owe to wall decoration designers, and including his impressions of American wallpaper patterns, drawn from the trip that he made with his wife, Catherine, in 1842. James Woolsey has similar goals. 1 MILE END TERRACE. In the House in which Dickens was born spaces are recreated as they had been in 1812. Dickens recounted how he and his wife were puzzled contemplating the wall of our room, pondering about the disregard by combining patterns and badly made joints.
He came to give his own idea about a design of wall decor: a tapestry which, being dark near the floor, gradually clarification towards the ceiling. Steffan Lehnhoff, Guatemala City Guatemala: the source for more info. At present, followed, decorators depend on a dark carpet and a ceiling light to give the effect indicated by the beginning decorative and required by the trained eye, with some help from wood socket, and a cornice of light and bright colors; but there seems no reason why tapestries of walls should not make its contribution. Dickens had more than a journalistic interest in the topic. Since the It inhabited his first House at 48 of the Doughty Street, now converted into the Charles Dickens Museum in Central London, their views on interior decoration were made manifest.