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Sidewall, Robinson Crusoe, ca. 1875

This is a Sidewall. It is dated ca. 1875 and we acquired it in 1959. Its medium is machine printed with engraved copper rollers. It is a part of the Wallcoverings department.

This object was featured in our Object of the Day series in a post titled Robinson Crusoe.

It is credited Gift of Frances Irene Clark.

Its dimensions are

56.5 x 38 cm (22 1/4 x 14 15/16 in.)

Cite this object as

Sidewall, Robinson Crusoe, ca. 1875; England; machine printed with engraved copper rollers; 56.5 x 38 cm (22 1/4 x 14 15/16 in.); Gift of Frances Irene Clark; 1959-117-2

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

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