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Sidewall - Sample, Bild Tapeten [Picture Wallpapers]

This is a Sidewall - sample. It was manufactured by Marburger Tapetenfabrik. We acquired it in 1958. Its medium is machine-printed paper. It is a part of the Wallcoverings department.

This object was featured in our Object of the Week series in a post titled Boys Will Be Boys.

This object was donated by Marburger Tapetenfabrik.

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Sidewall - Sample, Bild Tapeten [Picture Wallpapers]; Manufactured by Marburger Tapetenfabrik ; Germany; machine-printed paper; 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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