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Ipswich

Thomas Strahan & Co., Manufactory1950–53

Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum

Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum

Repeating medallion with architectural enframement shows 18th century man trampling on "British Laws"; He extends a scroll inscribed "4 July 1776" toward a seated "Britannia", at left, who weeps for the loss of her colonies. An Indian Maiden, representing the New World, stands at far right.

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  • Title: Ipswich
  • Creator: Thomas Strahan & Co., Manufactory
  • Date Created: 1950–53
  • Provenance: Original paper was in the Buckman Tavern, Lexington, Massachusetts, and in the Ingham House, Salem, New Jersey, built 1789.
  • Physical Dimensions: w570 x h1200 cm
  • Dimensions: 120 x 57 cm (47 1/4 x 22 7/16 in.)
  • Type: Sidewall
  • Rights: Gift of The Wallpaper Magazine
  • Medium: Machine-printed on paper

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