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Object Timeline

1948

  • Work on this object began.

1956

  • Work on this object ended.

1991

  • We acquired this object.

2013

2021

  • You found it!

Sidewall (USA)

This is a Sidewall. It was manufactured by The Joliet Wallpaper Mills. It is dated 1948–56 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

a) 103 x 56 cm (40 9/16 x 22 1/16 in. ) b) 220 x 56 cm

It is inscribed

Printed on selvage: "WATERFAST, LIGHT RESISTING, 9600 AND 9650, RUN 2, BEAUX ARTS (TRADE-MARK), U.W.P.C. OF N.A. UNION MADE"

Cite this object as

Sidewall (USA); Manufactured by The Joliet Wallpaper Mills ; machine-printed on paper; a) 103 x 56 cm (40 9/16 x 22 1/16 in. ) b) 220 x 56 cm; Gift of Suzanne Lipschutz; 1991-89-143-a,b

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