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Printing Roller (USA)

This is a Printing roller. It was manufactured by F. E. James Co.. It is dated 1850–55 and we acquired it in 1943. Its medium is wood and metal. It is a part of the Wallcoverings department.

This object was donated by Myrta Mason. It is credited Gift of Myrta Mason.

Its dimensions are

55.5 cm (21 7/8 in.) diam. 13 cm

Cite this object as

Printing Roller (USA); Manufactured by F. E. James Co. ; wood and metal; 55.5 cm (21 7/8 in.) diam. 13 cm; Gift of Myrta Mason; 1943-54-1

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

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