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1914

  • Work on this object began.

1960

  • We acquired this object.

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2021

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Sample Book, Wallpaper Samples

This is a Sample book. It was manufactured by Sears, Roebuck and Co.. It is dated 1914 and we acquired it in 1960. Its medium is machine-printed on paper. It is a part of the Wallcoverings department.

It is credited Purchased in memory of Eleanor and Sarah Hewitt.

Its dimensions are

H x W: 16.5 x 22.5cm (6 1/2 x 8 7/8in.)

Cite this object as

Sample Book, Wallpaper Samples; Manufactured by Sears, Roebuck and Co. (United States); USA; machine-printed on paper; H x W: 16.5 x 22.5cm (6 1/2 x 8 7/8in.); Purchased in memory of Eleanor and Sarah Hewitt; 1960-78-1-1/102

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

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