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Object Timeline

1905

  • Work on this object began.

1915

  • Work on this object ended.

1979

  • We acquired this object.

1993

2016

2021

  • You found it!

Sidewall (USA)

This is a sidewall. It was manufactured by Cresswell & Washburn Ltd. It is dated 1905–1915 and we acquired it in 1979. Its medium is machine-printed paper. It is a part of the Wallcoverings department.

This object was donated by Victorian Collectibles. It is credited Gift of Victorian Collectibles.

Its dimensions are

93.5 x 47.5 cm (36 13/16 x 18 11/16 in.)

It is inscribed

Printed in white, right selvedge: “CRESSWELL & WASHBURN”

Cite this object as

Sidewall (USA); Manufactured by Cresswell & Washburn Ltd ; machine-printed paper; 93.5 x 47.5 cm (36 13/16 x 18 11/16 in.); Gift of Victorian Collectibles; 1979-91-910

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