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1950

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Sidewall - Sample, Bild Tapeten [Picture Wallpapers], 1950–58

This is a Sidewall - sample. It was manufactured by Marburger Tapetenfabrik. It is dated 1950–58 and we acquired it in 1958. 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 Boys Will Be Boys.

This object was donated by Marburger Tapetenfabrik and catalogued by David Johnson and Annie H. Dean. It is credited Gift of Marburger Tapetenfabrik.

Its dimensions are

H x W: 40.5 x 44cm (15 15/16 x 17 5/16in.) H x W (g): 40.7 x 42.2 cm (16 x 16 5/8 in.)

It is inscribed

Verso: "Nr. 613-B Gr. 7325"

Cite this object as

Sidewall - Sample, Bild Tapeten [Picture Wallpapers], 1950–58; Manufactured by Marburger Tapetenfabrik ; Germany; machine printed on paper; H x W: 40.5 x 44cm (15 15/16 x 17 5/16in.) H x W (g): 40.7 x 42.2 cm (16 x 16 5/8 in.); Gift of Marburger Tapetenfabrik; 1958-96-2-a/n

This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibitions Wall Stories: Children's Wallpapers and Books and Kitsch to Corbusier: Wallpapers from the 1950s.

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