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1944

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2015

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Sidewall (USA), 1890–1900

This is a Sidewall. It was manufactured by Hobbs, Benton & Heath. It is dated 1890–1900 and we acquired it in 1944. Its medium is machine-printed. It is a part of the Wallcoverings department.

This object was donated by Mrs. Margaret Schoonover. It is credited Gift of Margaret Schoonover.

Its dimensions are

44.5 x 50 cm (17 1/2 x 19 11/16 in.)

It is inscribed

Printed in selvedge: "Hobbs, Benton & Heath" and pattern number "1028".

Cite this object as

Sidewall (USA), 1890–1900; Manufactured by Hobbs, Benton & Heath ; machine-printed; 44.5 x 50 cm (17 1/2 x 19 11/16 in.); Gift of Margaret Schoonover; 1944-47-3

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