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What is this?

Exhibition poster with a black and white photo of a man with glasses from the shoulders up. Photo is covered with squares (5 vertically x 3 horizontally) printed to form an opaque layer on top of the photo. The top 4 rows of squares contain the logo of the Dutch Post Office, which is transparent, like the outlines of the squares. At the bottom of the 4th row of squares red title text. The bottom row of squares is inscribed with transparent text. "chris de moor" in grey text at bottom right.

This is a poster from Netherlands. It is dated 1960 and we acquired it in 2000. Gift of Pieter Brattinga.

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Its medium is

offset lithography

Its dimensions are

H x W: 62.7 × 37.9 cm (24 11/16 × 14 15/16 in.)

It is inscribed

Left: tentoonstelling (exhibition). Middle: van 10 september tot 12 oktober/ tien uur tot half twaalf en twee tot vijf uur/ zaterdags tien uur tot half twaalf/ zondages gesloten. Right: kantine/ steendrukkerij de Jong & Co/ 's-gravelandseweg/ 19 big hilversum.

This object was designed by Pieter Brattinga and made for (as the client) Dutch Post Office

This object was donated by Pieter Brattinga

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<ref name=CH>{{cite web |url= |title=Poster, De Man achter de Vormgeving van de P.T.T. (The Man Behind the Design), 1960 |author=Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum |accessdate=1 August 2015 |publisher=Smithsonian Institution}}</ref>

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