Homeowner discovers wallpaper 'from 1903' while renovating her kitchen

Hands removing wallpaper with a scraper
Historic wallpaper believed to be from 1903 was discovered underneath layers of other wallpaper (Image credit: Getty Images)

A homeowner has discovered a piece of history by finding a wallpaper that she believes to be from when the home was first built in 1903.

Kat McDonald was renovating her kitchen when she saw something that she described as "special" whilst she was removing wallpaper.

Joseph Mullane
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News Editor Joseph has previously written for Today’s Media and Chambers & Partners, focusing on news for conveyancers and industry professionals.  Joseph has just started his own self build project, building his own home on his family’s farm with planning permission for a timber frame, three-bedroom house in a one-acre field. The foundation work has already begun and he hopes to have the home built in the next year. Prior to this he renovated his family's home as well as doing several DIY projects, including installing a shower, building sheds, and livestock fences and shelters for the farm’s animals. Outside of homebuilding, Joseph loves rugby and has written for Rugby World, the world’s largest rugby magazine.