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1915

  • Work on this object began.

1925

  • Work on this object ended.

1945

  • We acquired this object.

2015

2021

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Sidewall, Old Salem, ca. 1920

This is a Sidewall. It was manufactured by M.H. Birge & Sons Co.. It is dated ca. 1920 and we acquired it in 1945. Its medium is machine-printed paper. It is a part of the Wallcoverings department.

It is credited Gift of the Birge Company, Inc..

Its dimensions are

69.5 x 54.5 cm (27 3/8 x 21 7/16 in.)

It is inscribed

Printed in left selvedge: Birge, waterfast, Glaze-tek, Old Salem, sidewall 2910B.

Cite this object as

Sidewall, Old Salem, ca. 1920; Manufactured by M.H. Birge & Sons Co. (United States); USA; machine-printed paper; 69.5 x 54.5 cm (27 3/8 x 21 7/16 in.); Gift of the Birge Company, Inc.; 1945-12-13

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