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Sidewall (possibly France), 1855–65

This is a Sidewall. It is dated 1855–65 and we acquired it in 1939. Its medium is block-printed paper. It is a part of the Wallcoverings department.

This object was donated by Margaret Kenneth Clinton. It is credited Gift of Margaret Kenneth Clinton.

Its dimensions are

39.5 x 82.5 cm (15 9/16 x 32 1/2 in.)

Cite this object as

Sidewall (possibly France), 1855–65; block-printed paper; 39.5 x 82.5 cm (15 9/16 x 32 1/2 in.); Gift of Margaret Kenneth Clinton; 1939-44-1-a,b

This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition Rooms with a View: Landscape & Wallpaper.

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