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1902

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1980

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Sidewall, The Orange Tree

This is a sidewall. It was designed by Walter Crane and manufactured by Jeffrey & Company. It is dated 1902 and we acquired it in 1980. Its medium is block-printed paper. It is a part of the Wallcoverings department.

It is credited Gift of Dr. Francis J. Geck.

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Its dimensions are

68 x 54.5 cm (26 3/4 x 21 7/16 in.)

It is inscribed

Written in ink in left selvedge: Morris & Co.

Cite this object as

Sidewall, The Orange Tree; Designed by Walter Crane (English, 1845–1915); England; block-printed paper; 68 x 54.5 cm (26 3/4 x 21 7/16 in.); Gift of Dr. Francis J. Geck; 1980-73-7

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