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1920

  • Work on this object ended.

1971

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Sidewall (USA), 1890–1920

This is a Sidewall. It was made by M.H. Birge & Sons Co.. It is dated 1890–1920 and we acquired it in 1971. Its medium is machine-printed on paper. It is a part of the Wallcoverings department.

This object was donated by Philadelphia Museum of Art. It is credited Gift of Philadelphia Museum of Art.

Its dimensions are

52 x 56 cm (20 1/2 x 22 1/16 in.)

It is inscribed

Printed in left selvedge: M.H. Birge & Sons, Co. 2796.

Cite this object as

Sidewall (USA), 1890–1920; Made by M.H. Birge & Sons Co. (United States); machine-printed on paper; 52 x 56 cm (20 1/2 x 22 1/16 in.); Gift of Philadelphia Museum of Art; 1971-58-20

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