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Object Timeline

1920

  • Work on this object ended.

1973

  • We acquired this object.

2016

2021

  • You found it!

Sidewall, Frieze And Ceiling Paper (USA)

This is a Sidewall, frieze and ceiling paper. It was manufactured by Frederick Beck & Co.. It is dated 1890–1920 and we acquired it in 1973. Its medium is machine-printed. It is a part of the Wallcoverings department.

This object was donated by Mrs. Sylvia Goodrich. It is credited Gift of Sylvia Goodrich in memory of her grandparents, Orlando R. and Elizabeth Boyd Ballou.

Its dimensions are

67 x 50 cm (26 3/8 x 19 11/16 in.)

It is inscribed

Marked: "Fr. Beck & Co." in selvedge on pieces (b) and (c)

Cite this object as

Sidewall, Frieze And Ceiling Paper (USA); Manufactured by Frederick Beck & Co. ; machine-printed; 67 x 50 cm (26 3/8 x 19 11/16 in.); Gift of Sylvia Goodrich in memory of her grandparents, Orlando R. and Elizabeth Boyd Ballou; 1973-32-2-a/c

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