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1923

  • Work on this object began.

1978

  • We acquired this object.

2015

2022

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Drawing, Design for the Letter A, Illustration for Eolus (III, No. 1, November 1923, p. 3)

This is a Drawing. It was designed by Witold Gordon. It is dated 1923 and we acquired it in 1978. Its medium is pen and brush and black ink, graphite on heavy off-white wove paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

This object was donated by Mrs. Paul L. Dahlstrom. It is credited Gift of Mrs. Paul L. Dahlstrom.

Its dimensions are

28.5 × 24.5 cm (11 1/4 × 9 5/8 in.)

It is inscribed

Inscribed in graphite, between two arrows, center: 1/2"; in blue color pencil, encircled, center right: 23 1/6

Cite this object as

Drawing, Design for the Letter A, Illustration for Eolus (III, No. 1, November 1923, p. 3); Designed by Witold Gordon (American, b. Poland, 1885–1968); France & England; pen and brush and black ink, graphite on heavy off-white wove paper; 28.5 × 24.5 cm (11 1/4 × 9 5/8 in.); Gift of Mrs. Paul L. Dahlstrom; 1978-120-6

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