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What is this?

Children's wallpaper featuring characters from the "Popeye" cartoon: Popeye, Pappy, Olive Oyl, Bluto, Sweet Pea and Wimpy. Copyright by King Features Syndicate is noted on the selvedge. Printed in eight colors on an off-white ground.

This is a sidewall from United States. It is dated 1938–40 and we acquired it in 1999. Gift of Scott Cazet. This object is currently resting in our storage facility ZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZ

Its medium is

machine-printed on paper

Its dimensions are

H x W x D: 148 x 48.9 cm (58 1/4 x 19 1/4 in.)

It is inscribed

Printed in left selvedge: "Copyright by King Features Syndicate Inc."; printed in right selvedge: "Exclusive Rights for The Joliet Wall-Paper Mills for Years 1938-40."

This object was produced by The Joliet Wallpaper Mills

This object was donated by Scott Cazet

This object has been included in the following exhibitions:

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<ref name=CH>{{cite web |url=http://collection.cooperhewitt.org/objects/18670785/ |title=Sidewall, "Popeye", 1938–40 |author=Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum |accessdate=30 July 2014 |publisher=Smithsonian Institution}}</ref>

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