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Sidewall, Paris Exposition of 1855, 1855

This is a Sidewall. It is dated 1855 and we acquired it in 1962. Its medium is block-printed paper. It is a part of the Wallcoverings department.

This object was donated by Sophia Credle. It is credited Gift of Sophia Credle.

Its dimensions are

106.5 x 49 cm (41 15/16 x 19 5/16 in.)

Cite this object as

Sidewall, Paris Exposition of 1855, 1855; France; block-printed paper; 106.5 x 49 cm (41 15/16 x 19 5/16 in.); Gift of Sophia Credle; 1962-139-1

This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition The Cooper-Hewitt Collections: A Design Resource.

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