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1950

  • Work on this object began.

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  • We acquired this object.

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Sidewall - Sample, Bild Tapeten [Picture Wallpapers]

This is a Sidewall - sample. It was manufactured by Marburger Tapetenfabrik. It is dated 1950–1958 and we acquired it in 1958. Its medium is machine-printed paper. It is a part of the Wallcoverings department.

This object was featured in our Object of the Week series in a post titled Boys Will Be Boys.

This object was donated by Marburger Tapetenfabrik. It is credited Gift of Marburger Tapetenfabrik.

Its dimensions are

H x W x D: 40.5 x 44cm (15 15/16 x 17 5/16in.) H x W x D (g): 40.7 x 42.2 cm (16 x 16 5/8 in.) H x W (j): 40.6 × 44.5 cm (16 in. × 17 1/2 in.)

It is inscribed

Verso: "Nr. 613-B Gr. 7325"

Cite this object as

Sidewall - Sample, Bild Tapeten [Picture Wallpapers]; Manufactured by Marburger Tapetenfabrik ; Germany; machine-printed paper; H x W x D: 40.5 x 44cm (15 15/16 x 17 5/16in.) H x W x D (g): 40.7 x 42.2 cm (16 x 16 5/8 in.) H x W (j): 40.6 × 44.5 cm (16 in. × 17 1/2 in.); Gift of Marburger Tapetenfabrik; 1958-96-2-a/n

This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibitions Wall Stories: Children's Wallpapers and Books and Kitsch to Corbusier: Wallpapers from the 1950s.

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