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Sidewall, The House that Jack Built, 1886

This is a Sidewall. It was designed by Walter Crane and manufactured by Jeffrey & Company. It is dated 1886 and we acquired it in 1938. Its medium is machine-printed on paper. It is a part of the Wallcoverings department.

This object was featured in our Object of the Day series in a post titled The House that Jack Built.

This object was donated by Grace Lincoln Temple and catalogued by Calvin S. Hathaway. It is credited Gift of Grace Lincoln Temple.

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Its dimensions are

H x W x D: 61.8 x 56.4 cm (24 5/16 x 22 3/16 in.)

Cite this object as

Sidewall, The House that Jack Built, 1886; Designed by Walter Crane (English, 1845–1915); England; machine-printed on paper; H x W x D: 61.8 x 56.4 cm (24 5/16 x 22 3/16 in.); Gift of Grace Lincoln Temple; 1938-62-57

This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition Wall Stories: Children's Wallpapers and Books.

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