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1905

  • Work on this object began.

1915

  • Work on this object ended.

1979

  • We acquired this object.

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Ceiling Paper (USA), 1905–1915

This is a Ceiling paper. It was manufactured by Conowingo Wall Paper Company. It is dated 1905–1915 and we acquired it in 1979. Its medium is machine-printed paper, liquid mica. 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

92.5 x 49 cm (36 7/16 x 19 5/16 in.)

It is inscribed

Printed in black, left selvedge: “906 CONOWINGO. W. P.Co”

Cite this object as

Ceiling Paper (USA), 1905–1915; Manufactured by Conowingo Wall Paper Company ; machine-printed paper, liquid mica; 92.5 x 49 cm (36 7/16 x 19 5/16 in.); Gift of Victorian Collectibles; 1979-91-947

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