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Color-perfect wallpaper, 1938 wall decorating guide, Sears, Roebuck and Co., Chicago, Illinois

EP001.12.013.007.026 (RS240125)

Description

The wallpaper colors and designs are based on 1938 fashions. The catalog has instructions for measuring and hanging wallpaper. Tools that will assist in hanging wallpaper are also featured.

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Details

Collection Name
Ephemera collection
Collection Code
EP001
Dates
1938
Physical Description
1 sample book, 96 pages : illustrations, color samples ; 9 1/2 x 9 inches
Dimensions
9 1/2x 9(HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Ephemera
Description Level
Item
GUSN
268243
Reference Code
EP001.12.013.007.026

Record details

Originator
Sears, Roebuck and Company (Publisher)
Descriptive Terms
Sears, Roebuck and Co.
advertising
business (commercial function)
interior decoration
wall coverings
wallpapers
Material Type
sample books
trade catalogs
Places
Chicago (Cook county, Illinois)
Location Note
Product catalogues: Interior decoration and finishes: Wallpaper (2 of 2)

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Comments

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AvatarPosted by janice on August 14, 2013
I have a 1938 sears and roebuck wallpaper sample catalog in real good condition. am interested in the value.Reply asap. thank you Janice counts

Information #

AvatarPosted by janice on August 14, 2013
  I have a 1938 Sears and Roebuck wallpaper sample catalog in great condition. I would like to know if the catalog is valuable. Thanks for your help Janice counts

re: Information #

AvatarPosted by Abigail Cramer on January 3, 2014
Hello Ms. Counts,

We appreciate your interest in Historic New England's online collections, and we are happy to hear of your interest in historical documents. Unfortunately, we are unable to provide quotes for the values of materials, and we recommend that you contact a rare book dealer.

Best,
Abigail Cramer
Librarian/Archivist
Historic New England