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1949

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1950

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Sidewall, Encyclopedia, 1949–50

This is a Sidewall. It was designed by Edgar Miller. It is dated 1949–50 and we acquired it in 1950. Its medium is screen printed on paper. It is a part of the Wallcoverings department.

It is credited Gift of Donald D. MacMillan.

Its dimensions are

Overall: 114.9 x 56 cm (45 1/4 x 22 1/16 in.)

Cite this object as

Sidewall, Encyclopedia, 1949–50; Designed by Edgar Miller (American, 1899–1993); USA; screen printed on paper; Overall: 114.9 x 56 cm (45 1/4 x 22 1/16 in.); Gift of Donald D. MacMillan; 1950-78-9

This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition Wall Stories: Children's Wallpapers and Books.

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