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1912

  • Work on this object began.

1944

  • We acquired this object.

2015

2021

  • You found it!

Sidewall (USA)

This is a Sidewall. It was manufactured by M.H. Birge & Sons Co.. It is dated 1912 and we acquired it in 1944. Its medium is block-printed paper, embossed, 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

57.5 x 49 cm (22 5/8 x 19 5/16 in.)

Cite this object as

Sidewall (USA); Manufactured by M.H. Birge & Sons Co. (United States); block-printed paper, embossed, hand-rubbed oil finish; 57.5 x 49 cm (22 5/8 x 19 5/16 in.); Gift of Birge Co., Inc.; 1944-79-17

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