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Sidewall (USA)

This is a Sidewall. It was manufactured by Frederick Beck & Co.. It is dated 1890–1900 and we acquired it in 1973. Its medium is printed and embossed design on paper. It is a part of the Wallcoverings department.

This object was donated by Samuel J. Dornsife. It is credited Gift of Samuel J. Dornsife.

Its dimensions are

164.5 x 57 cm (64 3/4 x 22 7/16 in.)

It is inscribed

Printed in right selvedge: Fr. Beck & Co.

Cite this object as

Sidewall (USA); Manufactured by Frederick Beck & Co. ; printed and embossed design on paper; 164.5 x 57 cm (64 3/4 x 22 7/16 in.); Gift of Samuel J. Dornsife; 1973-58-1

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