Sidewall, Mind Your Manners, 1952–53
Wallpaper designed in the manner of print room wallpaper, popular in the mid-eighteenth century. The rows of frames contain simulations of pages from a children’s book of grammar, giving lessons on nouns, vowels and verbs. The repetition or massing of similar objects was a popular convention of the 1950s.
It is credited
Gift of The Wallpaper Magazine.
Its dimensions are
82 x 76 cm (32 5/16 x 29 15/16 in.)
Cite this object as
Sidewall, Mind Your Manners, 1952–53; Manufactured by F. Schumacher & Co. (United States); USA; screen printed; 82 x 76 cm (32 5/16 x 29 15/16 in.); Gift of The Wallpaper Magazine; 1953-198-10