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Object ID #18410193

This is a Print. It was subject: Walter Dorwin Teague. It is dated January 1933 and we acquired it in 1956. Its medium is lithograph on paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

In the 1930s, smoking was increasingly common among American men and women, playing a role in business as well as leisure. This 1933 cover of Printers' Ink Monthly depicts a group of industrial designers famous for their packaging designs smoking and socializing together at a round table, engaged in both work and recreation.

It is credited Gift of Ellen Gustav Jensen.

Its dimensions are

30.5 x 21.6 cm (12 x 8 1/2 in.)

Cite this object as

Object ID #18410193; Subject: Walter Dorwin Teague (American, 1883–1960); USA; lithograph on paper; 30.5 x 21.6 cm (12 x 8 1/2 in.); Gift of Ellen Gustav Jensen; 1956-47-141

This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition The Virtue in Vice.

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