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1920

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1944

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Sidewall (USA), 1920

This is a Sidewall. It is dated 1920 and we acquired it in 1944. Its medium is block-printed paper, hand-rubbed oil finish. It is a part of the Wallcoverings department.

This object was donated by M.H. Birge & Sons Co.. It is credited Gift of Birge Co., Inc..

Its dimensions are

49 x 59 cm (19 5/16 x 23 1/4 in.)

Cite this object as

Sidewall (USA), 1920; block-printed paper, hand-rubbed oil finish; 49 x 59 cm (19 5/16 x 23 1/4 in.); Gift of Birge Co., Inc.; 1944-79-15

This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition The Virtue in Vice.

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