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1938

  • Work on this object began.

1940

  • Work on this object ended.

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  • We acquired this object.

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Sidewall, Popeye, 1938–40

This is a Sidewall. It was produced by The Joliet Wallpaper Mills. It is dated 1938–40 and we acquired it in 1999. 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 Popeye the Sailor.

This object was donated by Scott Cazet. It is credited Gift of Scott Cazet.

This object has not been digitized yet.
  • App, LOLA
  • Courtesy of Tech Kids Unlimited.
  • s-e-2585

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."

Cite this object as

Sidewall, Popeye, 1938–40; Produced by The Joliet Wallpaper Mills ; USA; machine printed on paper; H x W x D: 148 x 48.9 cm (58 1/4 x 19 1/4 in.); Gift of Scott Cazet; 1999-38-1

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

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