Sidewall (France), 1882–83
Novelty wallpaper showing a festive costume ball in an elaborate opera house. Patrons in exquisite costumes dance while an orchestra plays on stage. Rendered in deep perspective, the auditorium is quite similar in style to the recently completed Palais Garnier in Paris and captures its opulence and splendor.
This object was
It is credited
Gift of Harvey Smith.
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Its dimensions are
68.5 x 51 cm (26 15/16 x 20 1/16 in.)
Cite this object as
Sidewall (France), 1882–83; machine-printed paper; 68.5 x 51 cm (26 15/16 x 20 1/16 in.); Gift of Harvey Smith; 1950-83-1