Sidewall, Scouting Days, 1952
This is a Sidewall. It was manufactured by J.C. Eisenhart Wallpaper Co.. 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.
Wallpaper designed for boys showing accoutrement related to the Boy Scouts such as the Handbook, merit badges, camping gear, and a roll call bugle. Three secondary images of Boy Scout activities include campfire cooking, hiking, and a scout holding a flag. Up through the 1950s boys had many more options than girls in selecting wallpapers that reflected their interests.
Its dimensions are
H x W: 1285.2 x 49 cm (42 ft. 2 in. x 19 5/16 in.)
It is inscribed
Printed on selvage: "U.W.P. OF N.A.-UNION MADE"
Cite this object as
Sidewall, Scouting Days, 1952; Manufactured by J.C. Eisenhart Wallpaper Co. ; USA; machine printed on paper; H x W: 1285.2 x 49 cm (42 ft. 2 in. x 19 5/16 in.); Gift of Suzanne Lipschutz; 1991-89-24