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Sidewall, Playtime

This is a sidewall. It was created by Kate Greenaway and manufactured by Crown Wallcoverings Ltd.. It is dated 1939 and we acquired it in 1946. Its medium is machine-printed paper, oil colors. It is a part of the Wallcoverings department.

It is credited Gift of Empire Wall-Paper Company.

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Its dimensions are

Overall (a): 57 x 56 cm (22 7/16 x 22 1/16 in.) Overall (b): 38 x 56 cm (14 15/16 x 22 1/16 in.)

It is inscribed

Printed in selvedge: "British Made."

Cite this object as

Sidewall, Playtime; Kate Greenaway (British, 1846 - 1901); Manufactured by Crown Wallcoverings Ltd.; England; machine-printed paper, oil colors; Overall (a): 57 x 56 cm (22 7/16 x 22 1/16 in.) Overall (b): 38 x 56 cm (14 15/16 x 22 1/16 in.); Gift of Empire Wall-Paper Company; 1946-97-3-a,b

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