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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 and embossed paper. 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

49.5 x 56 cm (19 1/2 x 22 1/16 in.)

It is inscribed

Printed on verso: "Hand made no 8482 E M".

Cite this object as

Sidewall (USA), 1920; block-printed and embossed paper; 49.5 x 56 cm (19 1/2 x 22 1/16 in.); Gift of Birge Co., Inc.; 1944-79-9

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