See more objects with the tag swimming, cars, teenagers, hot rod, jalopy, recreation.

See more objects with the color rosybrown dimgrey darkslategrey dimgrey darkgrey or see all the colors for this object.

Object Timeline

1952

  • Work on this object began.

1991

  • We acquired this object.

1995

2005

2014

2019

  • You found it!

Sidewall, Teen Time, 1952

This is a Sidewall. It was manufactured by Ronkonkoma Wall Paper Corporation and Muralia. It is dated 1952 and we acquired it in 1991. Its medium is machine-printed on paper. It is a part of the Wallcoverings department.

This object was donated by Suzanne Lipschutz and catalogued by Rose Gottschalk and Molly Holst. It is credited Gift of Suzanne Lipschutz.

Its dimensions are

H x W: 66 × 56 cm (26 in. × 22 1/16 in.)

It is inscribed

Printed on selvage: "RUN I, MURALIA"

Cite this object as

Sidewall, Teen Time, 1952; Manufactured by Ronkonkoma Wall Paper Corporation ; USA; machine-printed on paper; H x W: 66 × 56 cm (26 in. × 22 1/16 in.); Gift of Suzanne Lipschutz; 1991-89-170

This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition Kitsch to Corbusier: Wallpapers from the 1950s.

This object may be subject to Copyright or other restrictions.

You are welcome to make fair use of this image under U.S. Copyright law and in compliance with our terms of use. Please note that you are responsible for determining whether your use is fair and for responding to any claims that may arise from your use.

For higher resolution or commercial use contact ArtResource.

If you would like to cite this object in a Wikipedia article please use the following template:

<ref name=CH>{{cite web |url=https://collection.cooperhewitt.org/objects/18637745/ |title=Sidewall, Teen Time, 1952 |author=Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum |accessdate=20 April 2019 |publisher=Smithsonian Institution}}</ref>