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1950

  • Work on this object began.

1955

  • Work on this object ended.

1958

  • We acquired this object.

2015

2019

  • You found it!

Sidewall (USA), 1950–55

This is a Sidewall. It was manufactured by William J. Galligan. It is dated 1950–55 and we acquired it in 1958. Its medium is screen printed. It is a part of the Wallcoverings department.

It is credited Gift of Jessup, Inc..

Its dimensions are

40.5 x 55 cm (15 15/16 x 21 5/8 in.)

It is inscribed

In the style of 18th century floral designs. Printed on back: The Wm. J. Galligan Document Collection, No. 12490. 5 YD ROLL Hand-printed. Backed with brown paper.

Cite this object as

Sidewall (USA), 1950–55; Manufactured by William J. Galligan ; screen printed; 40.5 x 55 cm (15 15/16 x 21 5/8 in.); Gift of Jessup, Inc.; 1958-121-1

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