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1938

  • Work on this object began.

1945

  • We acquired this object.

2015

2022

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Sidewall, Louisiana

This is a sidewall. It was manufactured by M.H. Birge & Sons Co.. It is dated 1938 and we acquired it in 1945. Its medium is machine-printed on paper. It is a part of the Wallcoverings department.

It is credited Gift of the Birge Company, Inc..

Its dimensions are

79 x 49 cm (31 1/8 x 19 5/16 in.)

It is inscribed

Printed in margin: "Birge Made in U.S.A. - Waterfast Louisiana".

Cite this object as

Sidewall, Louisiana; Manufactured by M.H. Birge & Sons Co. (United States); USA; machine-printed on paper; 79 x 49 cm (31 1/8 x 19 5/16 in.); Gift of the Birge Company, Inc.; 1945-12-3

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