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What is this?

Children's wallpaper depicting events from the story of Robinson Crusoe. A pattern of entwined branches forms a rustic framework around each of six different scenes, placed in an alternating position in horizontal rows. There is a caption below each scene. Margins at both sides. Intaglio printed in a monochromatic brown design on a light brown ground.

This is a sidewall from United Kingdom. It is dated ca. 1875 and we acquired it in 1959. Gift of Frances Irene Clark.

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Its medium is

machine-printed with engraved copper rollers

Its dimensions are

56.5 x 38 cm (22 1/4 x 14 15/16 in.)

This object was catalogued by cv

A timeline of event horizons

This object has been included in the following exhibitions:

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