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An Adler typewriter with typed piece of paper. Across the top: Adler. Lower right, in black ink: Adlerwerke vorm / Heinrich Kleyer AG / Zimmerftr.92/93.

This is a poster from Germany. It is dated 1909–10 and we acquired it in 2005. Gift of the Eric Kellenberger Collection, Switzerland and museum purchase from General Acquisitions Endowment. This object is currently resting in our storage facility ZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZ

Its medium is

lithograph on paper

Its dimensions are

34.5 x 47 cm (13 9/16 x 18 1/2 in.)

It is signed

Printed on plate with logo, center left: BERN / HARD

It is inscribed

Printed in white across upper third of sheet: Adler; in black at center left: BERN/HARD; at lower right: Adlerwerke vorm-/Heinrich Kleyer A-G/Zimmerstr-92/93; at lower left: HOLLERBAUM/ & SCHMIDT/BERLIN NO. 65

Hollerbaum & Schmidt was the printer and Eric Kellenberger was the donor and the vendor and General Acquisitions Endowment was the fund and Lucian Bernhard was the designer of this object.

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<ref name=CH>{{cite web |url=http://collection.cooperhewitt.org/objects/18702097/ |title=Poster, "Adler Typewriter", 1909–10 |author=Smithsonian Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum |accessdate=18 April 2014 |publisher=Smithsonian Institution}}</ref>

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