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Poster, MIT Open House, 1969

This is a Poster. It was designed by Jacqueline Casey. It is dated 1969 and we acquired it in 1997. Its medium is offset lithograph on white wove paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

This object was donated by Ken Friedman. It is credited Gift of Ken Friedman.

Its dimensions are

57.2 x 45.2 cm (22 1/2 x 17 13/16 in. )

It has the following markings

Verso: upper left corner adhesive label with imprinted text: Name of entrant / M.I.T. / Office of Publications / Address / 77 Massachusetts Avenue / Cambridge / Massachusetts 02139 / Room 5-133 / Designer / Art Director / Jacqueline S. Casey / Client / Massachusetts / Institute of Technology / Year Produced / Return Desired / No

It is signed

Verso: on adhesive label fixed upper left corner

It is inscribed

Imprinted first column of text lower left: MIT Open House 1969 / Saturday, May 3, 12 to 5 / Massachusetts Institutes of Technology / 77 Massachusetts Avenue / Cambridge, Massachusetts. Second column of text lower center: Apollo astronaut films presentation / Lectures by / Jerome Lettvin / Professor of Communications Physiology / and / Hans-Lukas Teuber / Head of the Department of Psychology Third column of text lower right center: Computer controlled driver simulation / Political gamesmanship / Desalination experiments / Hayden Gallery exhibit of student art / Filmaking classes / Electric car / Varsity tennis vs. Trinity / Model rocket launch / Picnic in the Great Court (bring your own) / and more Fourth column of text lower right: For further information write / Open House Committee 1969 / Room W20-401 / Massachusetts Institute of Technology / 77 Massachusetts Avenue / Cambridge, Massachusetts 02139 / or call UN 4-6900, extension 2696

Cite this object as

Poster, MIT Open House, 1969; Designed by Jacqueline Casey (American, 1927–1992); offset lithograph on white wove paper; 57.2 x 45.2 cm (22 1/2 x 17 13/16 in. ); Gift of Ken Friedman; 1997-19-236

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