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1950

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1960

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Sidewall, Pieces of Eight, ca. 1955

This is a Sidewall. It was manufactured by Bassett & Vollum, Inc.. It is dated ca. 1955 and we acquired it in 1997. Its medium is machine printed on paper. It is a part of the Wallcoverings department.

It is credited Gift of the Appleman Family in memory of Betty and Ira Appleman.

It is inscribed

Printed in left selvedge: "Pieces of Eight" Basset & Vollum, Inc.

Cite this object as

Sidewall, Pieces of Eight, ca. 1955; Manufactured by Bassett & Vollum, Inc. (United States); USA; machine printed on paper; Gift of the Appleman Family in memory of Betty and Ira Appleman; 1997-4-1

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