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1949

  • Work on this object began.

1959

  • Work on this object ended.

1991

  • We acquired this object.

2005

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Sidewall, Play Ball, 1949–59

This is a Sidewall. It was designed by A. A. Champanier and manufactured by Child-Life Wallpaper Co.. It is dated 1949–59 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

56 cm (22 1/16 in.)

It is inscribed

Printed on selvage: "JOIN I, U.W.P.C. OF N.A. UNION MADE"

Cite this object as

Sidewall, Play Ball, 1949–59; Designed by A. A. Champanier ; USA; machine-printed on paper; 56 cm (22 1/16 in.); Gift of Suzanne Lipschutz; 1991-89-200

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