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1952

  • Work on this object began.

1953

  • We acquired this object.

2011

2022

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Sidewall, Early Chicago

This is a sidewall. It was manufactured by Remien and Kuhnert Co.. It is dated 1952 and we acquired it in 1953. Its medium is screen printed. It is a part of the Wallcoverings department.

It is credited Gift of B.H. Hellman.

  • Drawing, Town on a Canal
  • graphite, pen and bistre ink, brush and bistre wash on cream paper.
  • Gift of Milton Einstein.
  • 1959-49-218

Its dimensions are

98 x 76 cm (38 9/16 x 29 15/16 in.)

Cite this object as

Sidewall, Early Chicago; Manufactured by Remien and Kuhnert Co. ; USA; screen printed; 98 x 76 cm (38 9/16 x 29 15/16 in.); Gift of B.H. Hellman; 1953-84-1

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