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1904

  • Work on this object began.

1973

  • We acquired this object.

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Sidewall, The Obelisk

This is a Sidewall. It was manufactured by Robert Graves Co.. It is dated 1904 and we acquired it in 1973. Its medium is machine-printed paper, embossed. It is a part of the Wallcoverings department.

It is credited Gift of The Peale Museum.

Its dimensions are

123 x 56 cm (48 7/16 x 22 1/16 in.)

It is inscribed

Printed in right selvedge: The Obelisk VIII; printed in right selvedge: The Robert Graves Com. 5814 E K.

Cite this object as

Sidewall, The Obelisk; Manufactured by Robert Graves Co. (United States); USA; machine-printed paper, embossed; 123 x 56 cm (48 7/16 x 22 1/16 in.); Gift of The Peale Museum; 1973-56-1-a/d

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