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Historic New England Wallpaper

Sunday, July 12, 3:00 - 4:30 p.m.
Nickels-Sortwell House, 121 Main Street, Wiscasset, Maine

Enjoy a colorful tour of historic wallpaper with Peggy Wishart, Americana Foundation assistant registrar. Learn how to tell the difference between block-printed paper and later machine prints, or a twentieth-century reproduction wallpaper and its nineteenth-century original. 

Historic New England's extensive wallpaper collection contains more than 6,000 individual samples of wallpaper, historic photographs of wallpaper in situ, and ephemera related to the wallpaper industry. Explore the collection atWallpaperHistory.org.

Program takes place in the barn (entrance on Federal Street).

$5 Historic New England members
$10 nonmembers

Registration is recommended. Please call 207-882-7169 or buy online.
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SAH thanks The Richard H. Driehaus Foundation
for its operating support.
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