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Object Timeline

1948

  • Work on this object began.

1958

  • Work on this object ended.

1991

  • We acquired this object.

2005

2013

2021

  • You found it!

Sidewall (USA)

This is a sidewall. It was manufactured by Chicago Wall Paper Manufacturers, Co.. It is dated 1948–58 and we acquired it in 1991. Its medium is machine-printed on paper. It is a part of the Wallcoverings department.

This object was donated by Suzanne Lipschutz. It is credited Gift of Suzanne Lipschutz.

Its dimensions are

Overall: 303.5 x 49 cm (9 ft. 11 1/2 in. x 19 5/16 in.)

It is inscribed

Printed in selvage: "JOIN HERE, WATERFAST, U.W.P.C. OF N.A. UNION MADE"

Cite this object as

Sidewall (USA); Manufactured by Chicago Wall Paper Manufacturers, Co. ; machine-printed on paper; Overall: 303.5 x 49 cm (9 ft. 11 1/2 in. x 19 5/16 in.); Gift of Suzanne Lipschutz; 1991-89-100

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