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Sidewall (England), ca. 1875

This is a Sidewall. It is dated ca. 1875 and we acquired it in 1940. Its medium is machine-printed, embossed paper. It is a part of the Wallcoverings department.

This object was donated by Edith Wetmore and Maude Wetmore. It is credited Gift of Edith and Maude Wetmore.

Its dimensions are

71 x 58 cm (27 15/16 x 22 13/16 in.)

It is inscribed

Paper 1939-45-11 used as frieze with this. See advertisement of James Toleman, Paper-Hanging Manufacturers, London. in Furniture Gazette, London, June 2, 1877, p. XVI

Cite this object as

Sidewall (England), ca. 1875; machine-printed, embossed paper; 71 x 58 cm (27 15/16 x 22 13/16 in.); Gift of Edith and Maude Wetmore; 1939-45-7-a,b

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