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Sidewall, Aesop's Fable: The Fox and the Crow

This is a Sidewall. It is dated 1840 and we acquired it in 1958. Its medium is block-printed paper, polished ground. It is a part of the Wallcoverings department.

It is credited Museum purchase through gift of Catharine Oglesby.

Its dimensions are

Overall: 54 x 48.3 cm (21 1/4 x 19 in.)

Cite this object as

Sidewall, Aesop's Fable: The Fox and the Crow; France; block-printed paper, polished ground; Overall: 54 x 48.3 cm (21 1/4 x 19 in.); Museum purchase through gift of Catharine Oglesby; 1958-78-5

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

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