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1936

  • Work on this object began.

1956

  • Work on this object ended.

1991

  • We acquired this object.

1993

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Sidewall (USA), 1936–56

This is a Sidewall. It was manufactured by Gilbert Wall Paper Company. It is dated 1936–56 and we acquired it in 1991. Its medium is machine-printed. It is a part of the Wallcoverings department.

This object was donated by Suzanne Lipschutz. It is credited Gift of Suzanne Lipschutz.

Its dimensions are

49 cm (19 5/16 in.)

It is inscribed

Printed on selvage: "JOIN HERE, TOP, MADE IN U.S.A., WATERFAST, U.W.P.C. OF N.A., UNION MADE, RUN I"

Cite this object as

Sidewall (USA), 1936–56; Manufactured by Gilbert Wall Paper Company ; machine-printed; 49 cm (19 5/16 in.); Gift of Suzanne Lipschutz; 1991-89-32

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