A type of wall covering made of wood pulp strengthened with linseed oil, gum, and resins. It is usually spread over canvas and given an embossed pattern with engraved metal rollers. It can be painted or stained, and it is both waterproof and durable making it perfect for hallway walls and ceilings. It was invented in 1877 by
Frederick Walton and, like Anaglypta, was commonplace in Victorian and Edwardian homes. Not much later, it was also embossed out of pressed tin for the same uses. It is still made today.
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