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Sidewall, Popeye

This is a sidewall. It was produced by The Joliet Wallpaper Mills. It is dated 1938–1940 and we acquired it in 1999. Its medium is machine-printed paper. It is a part of the Wallcoverings department.

This object was featured in our Object of the Week series in a post titled Popeye the Sailor.

This object was donated by Scott Cazet. It is credited Gift of Scott Cazet.

This object has not been digitized yet.

Its dimensions are

H x W x D: 148 x 48.9 cm (58 1/4 x 19 1/4 in.)

It is inscribed

Printed in left selvedge: "Copyright by King Features Syndicate Inc."; printed in right selvedge: "Exclusive Rights for The Joliet Wall-Paper Mills for Years 1938-40."

Cite this object as

Sidewall, Popeye; Produced by The Joliet Wallpaper Mills; USA; machine-printed paper; H x W x D: 148 x 48.9 cm (58 1/4 x 19 1/4 in.); Gift of Scott Cazet; 1999-38-1

This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition Wall Stories: Children's Wallpapers and Books.

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