Sidewall (France), 1880–1900
This children’s wallpaper contains a dense assemblage of all manner of toys from musical instruments to crackers, dolls to watercolor paints, stuffed animals to shuttlecocks. While this great array of toys might seem a child’s dream come true, the minimal voids in the pattern could also be a little intimidating.
It is credited
Gift of Martin Battersby.
Its dimensions are
73 x 50.5 cm (28 3/4 x 19 7/8 in.)
Cite this object as
Sidewall (France), 1880–1900; machine printed on paper; 73 x 50.5 cm (28 3/4 x 19 7/8 in.); Gift of Martin Battersby; 1952-147-2