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1905

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Frieze, The Froebel, 1905

This is a Frieze. It was designed by E. J. Walenta and manufactured by Wm. Campbell Wall Paper Company. It is dated 1905 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 Is it Playtime, Yet? .

This object was donated by Paul F. Franco and catalogued by Calvin S. Hathaway. It is credited Gift of Paul F. Franco.

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Its dimensions are

L x W: 122.1 × 49.4 cm (48 1/16 × 19 7/16 in.)

It is inscribed

Printed in top selvedge: "Wm. Campbell Wall Paper Co., Antiseptic Pat'd. 8-9-04". Printed in bottom selvedge: "E.J. Walenta, The Froebel".

Cite this object as

Frieze, The Froebel, 1905; Designed by E. J. Walenta ; USA; machine printed on paper; L x W: 122.1 × 49.4 cm (48 1/16 × 19 7/16 in.); Gift of Paul F. Franco; 1938-50-15

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

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