Sidewall (USA), 1946–1956
Cocktail papers appeared shortly after the end of Prohibition in 1933. This design is typical of the genre, with its whimsical personifications of cocktails. The drinks shown in this design include a Pink Lady, Sidecar, Manhattan, Scotch & Lime, and a Stinger. Printed in bright colors on a metallic copper background this would definitely add some amusement to the home bar.
Its dimensions are
Overall: 132 x 52 cm (51 15/16 x 20 1/2 in.)
Cite this object as
Sidewall (USA), 1946–1956; machine-printed paper; Overall: 132 x 52 cm (51 15/16 x 20 1/2 in.); Gift of Suzanne Lipschutz; 1991-89-110