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1936

  • Work on this object began.

1956

  • Work on this object ended.

1991

  • We acquired this object.

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Sidewall (USA)

This is a sidewall. It was manufactured by The Joliet Wallpaper Mills. It is dated 1936–56 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

49 cm (19 5/16 in.)

It is inscribed

Printed on selvage: "LIGHT RESISTING COLORS, WATERFAST, 55WC RUN I, 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; 49 cm (19 5/16 in.); Gift of Suzanne Lipschutz; 1991-89-222

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