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Sidewall - Fragment (France), 1835–45

This is a Sidewall - fragment. It is dated 1835–45 and we acquired it in 1976. Its medium is block-printed on machine-made paper. It is a part of the Wallcoverings department.

This object was donated by Thomas Strahan & Co., Manufactory. It is credited Gift of Thomas Strahan Company.

Its dimensions are

87.5 x 50.5 cm (34 7/16 x 19 7/8 in.)

It is inscribed

Written in graphite on front, top right corner: Old paper taken from house for aged in Concord, MA late Nov 16/32 by Mrs. Walter S. Wood.

Cite this object as

Sidewall - Fragment (France), 1835–45; block-printed on machine-made paper; 87.5 x 50.5 cm (34 7/16 x 19 7/8 in.); Gift of Thomas Strahan Company; 1976-46-29

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