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What is this?

Vertical rectangle, a full width, repeating vertically, showing two and one half repeats. Airplane, the "Spirit of St. Louis", with name lettered on fuselage, against a background of cloud shapes on which the plane's shadow is cast. Printed in blue, red and light yellow. Children's paper.

This is a sidewall from United States. It is dated 1927 and we acquired it in 1938. Gift of Grace Lincoln Temple.

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Its medium is

machine-printed with engraved rollers

Its dimensions are

H x W: 115.7 x 76.2 cm (45 9/16 x 30 in.)

This object has been tagged:

This object was manufactured by United Wallpaper, Inc.

This object was catalogued by Calvin S. Hathaway and donated by Grace Lincoln Temple

A timeline of event horizons

This object has been included in the following exhibitions:

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<ref name=CH>{{cite web |url= |title=Sidewall, The Lindbergh, 1927 |author=Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum |accessdate=3 August 2015 |publisher=Smithsonian Institution}}</ref>

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