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1946

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1947

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Sidewall - Sample, Happy Elephants

This is a Sidewall - sample. It was manufactured by United Wallpaper, Inc. and distributed by Kayser & Allman. It is dated 1946–47 and we acquired it in 1947. Its medium is machine-printed. It is a part of the Wallcoverings department.

It is credited Gift of Henry H. Allman.

  • Tusker Earrings Earrings
  • metal bottle caps, bent wire, glass.
  • Gift of Cordelia Rose in honor of David McFadden.
  • 1995-150-1-a,b

Its dimensions are

47 x 44 cm (18 1/2 x 17 5/16 in.)

Cite this object as

Sidewall - Sample, Happy Elephants; Manufactured by United Wallpaper, Inc. ; USA; machine-printed; 47 x 44 cm (18 1/2 x 17 5/16 in.); Gift of Henry H. Allman; 1947-81-9

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