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Print, Fonetik Alphabet Sample, 1959

This is a Print. It was designed by Herbert Bayer. It is dated 1959 and we acquired it in 2016. Its medium is prints on pieces of white and tan paper, adhered to white paper, with pen and red ink and graphite, mounted on white cardstock. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

It is credited Museum purchase with funding provided by the Buddy Taub Foundation, Dennis A. Roach and Jill Roach Directors.

Its dimensions are

21.6 × 25.7 cm (8 1/2 × 10 1/8 in.)

It is inscribed

Inscribed in pen and red ink, upper left corner: FOR REFERENCE ONLY [underlined twice]; in graphite, center right: SERTnLY

Cite this object as

Print, Fonetik Alphabet Sample, 1959; Designed by Herbert Bayer (American, b. Austria, active Germany and USA, 1900–1985); prints on pieces of white and tan paper, adhered to white paper, with pen and red ink and graphite, mounted on white cardstock; 21.6 × 25.7 cm (8 1/2 × 10 1/8 in.); Museum purchase with funding provided by the Buddy Taub Foundation, Dennis A. Roach and Jill Roach Directors; 2016-54-424

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