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Wanamaker's Men's Store, Philadelphia PA Panel, ca. 1925

This is a Panel. It is dated ca. 1925 and we acquired it in 1995. Its medium is cast aluminium. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

Following the 1925 Paris Exposition, fountains proliferated as a design motif, appearing on this interior architectural element from Wanamaker’s Men’s Store.

This object was donated by Robert Coleman. It is credited Gift of Robert Coleman.

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Its dimensions are

H x W x D: 96 x 57.2 x 1.5cm (37 13/16 x 22 1/2 x 9/16in.)

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Wanamaker's Men's Store, Philadelphia PA Panel, ca. 1925; USA; cast aluminium; H x W x D: 96 x 57.2 x 1.5cm (37 13/16 x 22 1/2 x 9/16in.); Gift of Robert Coleman; 1995-40-1

This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition The Jazz Age: American Style in the 1920s.

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