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Sidewall (USA), 1879–1887

This is a Sidewall. It was manufactured by Whiting & Sons and American Wall Paper Manufacturers' Association. It is dated 1879–1887 and we acquired it in 1979. Its medium is machine-printed paper. It is a part of the Wallcoverings department.

This object was donated by Victorian Collectibles. It is credited Gift of Victorian Collectibles.

Its dimensions are

Overall: 77 x 49.6 cm (30 5/16 x 19 1/2 in.)

It is inscribed

Printed in selvedge: "Whiting & Sons.N.Y. 1539 A.W.P.M.A."

Cite this object as

Sidewall (USA), 1879–1887; Manufactured by Whiting & Sons ; machine-printed paper; Overall: 77 x 49.6 cm (30 5/16 x 19 1/2 in.); Gift of Victorian Collectibles; 1979-91-1326

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