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Sidewall (France)

This is a Sidewall. It is dated 1835–50 and we acquired it in 1931. Its medium is block-printed, applied color lithograph, stamped foil motifs. It is a part of the Wallcoverings department.

This object was donated by Eleanor Garnier Hewitt and Sarah Cooper Hewitt. It is credited Gift of Eleanor and Sarah Hewitt.

Its dimensions are

75 x 50 cm (29 1/2 x 19 11/16 in.)

Cite this object as

Sidewall (France); block-printed, applied color lithograph, stamped foil motifs; 75 x 50 cm (29 1/2 x 19 11/16 in.); Gift of Eleanor and Sarah Hewitt; 1931-45-70

This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition Rooms with a View: Landscape & Wallpaper.

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