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Sidewall (England)

This is a Sidewall. It was manufactured by Crown Wallcoverings Ltd.. It is dated 1945 and we acquired it in 1947. Its medium is machine-printed paper. It is a part of the Wallcoverings department.

Figural landscape design with two alternating scenes: a shepherdess resting at a tree with her sheep while a young man observes, and a young couple toys with a caged bird. The two scenes merge flawlessly into one another creating multiple, staggered points of interest, with each conveying a sense of romance.

This object was donated by Rose J. Dirksen. It is credited Gift of Rose J. Dirksen.

Its dimensions are

81 x 56 cm (31 7/8 x 22 1/16 in.)

Cite this object as

Sidewall (England); Manufactured by Crown Wallcoverings Ltd.; machine-printed paper; 81 x 56 cm (31 7/8 x 22 1/16 in.); Gift of Rose J. Dirksen; 1947-72-1

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

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