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Sidewall (England)

This is a Sidewall. It is dated 1765 and we acquired it in 1952. Its medium is block printed on handmade paper, glazed. It is a part of the Wallcoverings department.

This object was featured in our Object of the Week series in a post titled A Diaper for Your Walls?.

It is credited Museum purchase from Friends of the Museum Fund.

Its dimensions are

135 x 58.5 cm (53 1/8 x 23 1/16 in.)

Cite this object as

Sidewall (England); block printed on handmade paper, glazed; 135 x 58.5 cm (53 1/8 x 23 1/16 in.); Museum purchase from Friends of the Museum Fund; 1952-52-10

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